Privacy Policy

- Data controller


- Personal data
Under the RGPD, personal data is considered to be all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person(referred to as the "data subject"). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, either directly or indirectly, in particular in relation to an identifier such as name, identification number, location data, internet protocol (IP) address, cookies, electronic identifiers, or to one or more factors specific to that natural person's physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity. Personal data is also the set of distinct pieces of information that can be used to identify a certain person.

- Personal data subject
The personal data subject is the natural person to whom the data pertains and who has used the website of AFITECNICA - CENTRO TÉCNICO DE AFIAÇÃO DE FERRAMENTAS LDA. (


- Categories of personal data and Purpose
AFITECNICA - CENTRO TÉCNICO DE AFIAÇÃO DE FERRAMENTAS LDA. may collect different categories of data, namely: Your name, email address, telephone number, address, and tax identification number.

Data is collected and processed for different purposes. Among other things, we collect and process data for the contact form, when you receive or send email messages and/or subscribe to services that require registration, subscribing to newsletters, sending news and possible marketing actions for products and services offered by AFITECNICA - CENTRO TÉCNICO DE AFIAÇÃO DE FERRAMENTAS LDA, as well as for us to contact you.
AFITECNICA - CENTRO TÉCNICO DE AFIAÇÃO DE FERRAMENTAS LDA. requires the express consent of the visitor to its website before using personal data for purposes other than those provided in this Privacy Policy and Protection of Personal Data.
By providing your personal data to AFITECNICA - CENTRO TÉCNICO DE AFIAÇÃO DE FERRAMENTAS LDA, it will only be processed on the basis of the act of collection, and will be handled in accordance with this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy


- Time and method of storage of personal data

AFITECNICA - CENTRO TÉCNICO DE AFIAÇÃO DE FERRAMENTAS LDA. processes and keeps your personal data in accordance with the purposes for which it has been collected and processed, and only for the legally required period of time, in other cases for a maximum period of 3 years.
Under the terms of Portuguese law, AFITECNICA - CENTRO TÉCNICO DE AFIAÇÃO DE FERRAMENTAS LDA. retains data for a minimum period of one year for traffic and location data for the purpose of investigation, detection, and prosecution of serious crimes and 10 years in order to provide information to the Portuguese Tax Authorities for accounting or tax purposes.
The information you provide when you visit our website is protected as part of the implementation of various security measures, namely through conditional access and safeguarding the confidentiality of your information.
However, we advise you that when you provide personal information online, there is a risk that third parties may intercept and use this information, which in terms of the security of any information you disclose online, you do so at your own risk.
For your privacy, we advise you not to include any particularly sensitive or confidential personal data in the emails you send us.
Please do not send us credit card numbers or any sensitive personal information via email.
We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. As a parent or legal guardian, do not allow your children to submit personal information without your permission.


- Cookie Usage

We use technology such as cookies to record session information, collect visits and access details of our website that allow us to continue to improve our services and provide better and more useful resources to users/visitors to our website.
Cookies are pieces of information that are commonly used by many websites for record-keeping purposes that can aid in remembering your preferences, for example. A cookie does not personally identify any user/visitor in and of itself.
You may disable all cookies if you wish. You can also have your computer warn you about the use of cookies. In both cases, you need to adjust your browser settings.


- Third party links
Please note that although you are on a website operated by us, you may also be referred to links directing you to third party websites. These third party websites have separate and independent privacy policies. These policies are not managed or controlled by AFITECNICA - CENTRO TÉCNICO DE AFIAÇÃO DE FERRAMENTAS LDA. therefore, we do not assume any responsibility for the content and activities of these websites. However, we seek to protect the integrity of our website and platforms and would appreciate you contacting us if you would like to give us feedback on them. We also recommend that you carefully read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of those sites before submitting any information or personal data.


- Your Consent
By using our website, you agree to our Privacy and Data Protection Policy.


- Rights of personal data subjects
Since we want to ensure that you are aware of your rights, in accordance with the applicable legislation, we would like to inform you that:
Your personal data belongs to you. As such, you have the right to access, rectify, limit, delete, and object to the processing of this data, as well as being able to request such data from AFITECNICA - CENTRO TÉCNICO DE AFIAÇÃO DE FERRAMENTAS LDA;
We will make every effort to ensure that your personal data is kept up to date and protected in accordance with best industry standards;
You may exercise the right to consult, access, rectify, update, or delete the personal data provided within the scope of this consent, by means of written communication to this effect, sent by e-mail to;
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection authority. In Portugal, this authority is the Portuguese National Commission for Data Protection ("CNPD"). More information about the CNPD can be obtained through the website
You are entitled to withdraw the consent you have given regarding the processing of your personal data at any time, within the framework of the RGPD, which shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing of personal data that has hitherto been carried out on the basis of the consent you have previously given.


- Contact us
Should you have any questions about this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy, or if you wish to exercise any of your rights referred to above, please contact us at