Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the processing of personal data of users (hereinafter “User” or “Users”), collected in connection with the use of the website (hereinafter “Website”). The provision of your personal data implies knowledge and acceptance of the conditions contained in this Privacy Policy.

Data Controller

Bind – Esperança, Vaz Osório e Associados, Sociedade de Advogados, S.P., R.L. (hereinafter, Bind).

Nevertheless, Bind may use external service providers, who shall operate as outsourced contractors for the purposes set out herein.

Collected and processed personal data

Browsing this website does not necessarily imply the provision of personal data, so the user’s privacy is duly safeguarded.

However, when browsing this website, Bind may collect and process the following personal data:

  • Newsletter subscription: Email address.

  • Recruitment: Name, telephone number, email address, address, professional experience and CV.

  • Contact by Whatsapp: Name and phone number.

  • Contact details: Name, telephone number and email address.

Some of the personal data collected in the forms available on this website are mandatory, so that, in case of lack or insufficiency of such data, Bind may not be able to provide you with the services or information requested. Such obligation will always be duly signalled and informed by Bind according to the purpose of the collection in question.

Method of Data Collection

Personal data may be collected via email or via this website, as well as via telephone calls, in person or from applications (“apps”) installed on mobile devices.

Purposes and data processing

Bind processes your personal data for the following purposes and legal grounds:

In the context of pre-contractual procedures, we process your personal data for the purposes of:

  • Recruitment and selection of candidates for vacancies;

  • Analysis and evaluation of voluntary applications;

  • Recruitment and selection of candidates for internship programmes.

We also process your personal data, based on your consent, for the following purposes:

  • Sending information regarding future opportunities, such as internship programmes or available vacancies;

  • Bind‘s address book;

  • Sending our newsletter.

On the basis of the contractual relationship we have established with you, we process your data for the purposes of:

  • Provision of legal advisory services.

Because we have a legitimate interest in providing you with a better service, we process your data to:

Respond to requests, clarifications, information or complaints.

Communication and data sharing

Bind does not disclose or transfer your personal data to third parties, except in compliance with legal obligations to which it is subject or when strictly necessary for the purpose for which your personal data was collected.

Rights of the data subject

The data subject has the right to access, rectify, object to, restrict and erase personal data concerning it, as well as to exercise its right to the portability of personal data.

The data subject may also exercise its right to withdraw consent at any time by sending a communication to that end.

The holder of the personal data may also submit a complaint to the National Data Protection Commission.

These rights may be exercised by the following means:

Or via post to the following address: Rua Julieta Ferrão n.º 10, 8.º Esq., 1600-131 Lisboa.

Data retention

The personal data processed are stored and kept in accordance with the purpose for which they were collected, after which, if there is no specific legal requirement, they will be deleted.

International data transfers

Personal data may be transferred to third countries that do not belong to the European Union or the European Economic Area through the provider of support and maintenance services for the website, in which case Bind will comply with the law, in particular with regard to the suitability of the destination country for the protection of personal data and the requirements that apply to such transfers, and personal data will not be transferred to jurisdictions that do not ensure security and protection regarding said data.

Data security

Aware of the security risks posed by the protection of personal data, Bind has adopted security measures to protect your personal data against unlawful processing, and undertakes to ensure the protection of the security of such data. To this end, Bind requires its subcontractors and partners to adopt equivalent security measures, always requiring them to comply with the data protection legislation in force with a high level of demand and scrutiny.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Bind reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time, and such changes will be duly disclosed on this website.

This privacy policy was last updated on 05 May 2023.