Privacy Policy

Privacy and Treatment of Personal Data

QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves, within the scope of the provision of its services, needs to regularly collect some personal data from its customers, the name, email and address being clear examples (but not the only ones) of this need.

On the other hand, the interaction of the Data Subject through our Websites, Newsletters or Social Networks also requires, in some cases, the collection of personal information of the Data Subject in order to use the services provided by QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves or in other cases, to improve the performance of the applications, the collection of data from your computer through small files known to the general public as cookies.

The Privacy Statement and the Handling of Personal Data helps you understand how we collect, use and protect your personal data when you use our services or visit our Websites.

You can obtain additional information or clarify any doubts about this Statement of Privacy and Processing of Personal Data, simply by sending your questions to:

the email address:

Privacy Statement and Treatment of Personal Data

QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves is committed to protecting the privacy of the Data Subject in the use of its products and services, as well as developing technology that offers the best and safest online experiences.

Data Subjects are given the possibility to browse most of the websites of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves without having to provide personal information. However, sometimes, information is required for the provision of services requested by Data Subjects.

This Privacy Statement and the Handling of Personal Data helps you to understand how we collect, use and protect your personal data when you visit our websites and when you use our products and services.

By providing your personal data to QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves, the Data Subject acknowledges and consents to their processing in accordance with this Statement of Privacy and Treatment of Personal Data and with the rules and principles contained in the respective terms and conditions of the services used. The Data Subject's consent is given of free, specific, informed and unequivocal consent to the processing of data concerning him. To this extent and with regard to the processing of personal data, the Data Subject must read this Privacy Statement together with the Terms and Conditions that regulate the offer of the various products and services of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves If intended da QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves make any changes to this Declaration, will place those changes on this page so that you can consult the type of information we collect and how we use it.


What is personal data?

Personal Data is understood to be any information, of any nature and regardless of its support, including sound and image, relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (Data Subject). An identifiable person is considered to be a person who can be identified directly or indirectly, namely by reference to an identification number or to more specific elements of their physical, physiological, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity.

Data collection

What data is collected and generated by the network or systems of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves?

Within the scope of the provision of services for which it is contracted, QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves will necessarily have access to confidential information, including affiliate data, personal data of users, articles, documents, multimedia files, among others.

These data are processed automatically, in compliance with the applicable legislation and the conditions defined by the National Data Protection Commission (CNPD).

QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves declares that the Personal Data of which it becomes aware of the provision of services will only be used in accordance with the foreseen Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 27 April of 2016, concerning the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Regulation on Data Protection).

When is personal data collected and generated?

In general, personal data are requested when the Data Subject subscribes to one of our products or services.

QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves respects your right to privacy and does not collect any personal information about you without your prior consent.

Some of the personal data are mandatory for the provision of the service. QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves will inform of this obligation and in the event of lack or incorrect supply of the required data, QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves will not be able to provide the contracted service. The provision of incorrect or inaccurate data is the sole responsibility of the Data Subject.

What is the purpose of collecting personal data?

As a general rule, the personal data collected from the Data Subject are intended for the provision and billing of the Services, the management and evaluation of the contractual relationship with the Data Subject, the adaptation of services to the Data Subject's needs and interests, payment services, information, marketing or telemarketing actions of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves of associated companies or in a domain or group relationship with QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves and third parties, as well as the inclusion of the Owner of Data in subscriber lists.

Your personal data will also be processed to answer your questions, suggestions or complaints.

Who is responsible for processing personal data?

The person responsible for the processing of personal data is QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves

Subcontractors, Communication and Transfer of Personal Data

Personal data may be made available to the courts and other competent authorities, in strict compliance with the provisions of the law, in particular when necessary for the resolution of disputes related to billing and for activities related to the protection of public safety, defense and security of the State and the prevention, investigation and detection of criminal offenses.

QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves may also use subcontractors for all or part of the purposes identified above, as well as for the maintenance, accommodation and management of its computer systems and equipment, under the terms permitted by the legislation that regulates the processing of data and these entities are obliged to maintain confidentiality and ensure the security of the data of the Data Holder QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves to which, for this purpose, they have access, and shall not use this data for any other purposes, or in their own benefit, or link them with other data they have.

What is the period of retention of personal data?

Your personal data are kept only for the period of time necessary for the provision of the service or product, or for the fulfillment of legal obligations of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves


What are Cookies?

"Cookies" are small text files that are stored on the device (computer, tablet, mobile phone) through the internet browser ("browser") and that are commonly used to retain information about the visit to the website between different sessions (eg preferences, pages visited, etc.).

Cookies are used by most websites on the internet with the ultimate goal of improving the user experience.

What kind of Cookies are used on the websites of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves?

Strictly necessary cookies: allow you to browse the website and use the applications and services that QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves provides, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies the services cannot be provided.

Analytical Cookies: allow you to obtain aggregated data for statistical analysis and website improvement.

Functional Cookies: allow an easy and individualized navigation, as they save the user's preferences regarding the use of the website, so that it is not necessary to reconfigure it in each visit.

Third Party Cookies: on some pages of the websites of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves there are components that are made available by third parties (eg Youtube videos, social networks, etc.) that use cookies that are independent of the cookies managed by QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves.

Advertising Cookies: Allow you to target advertising according to the interests of each user, by collecting internet browsing habits. In this way, the advertising provided will correspond to your needs.

Some Cookies used on websites will be automatically removed from the equipment when you close your browser session (called “session cookies”). Other types of Cookies will remain on your computer and make it possible to identify your computer the next time you visit the website (called “permanent cookies”).

How can you block the use of Cookies?

Your browser allows you to manage cookies in the configuration options, and may even block all cookies from QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves. However, blocking Cookies will affect your experience as a user.

Which entities can have access to the information collected by Cookies?

The information collected by cookies can be used by QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves, its subcontractors or partners.

Particular Cases

Marketing and Telemarketing

To inform the Data Subject about new products and services, QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves may use the following methods: Mail, telephone, e-mail, SMS, MMS or any other electronic communications service, with the express consent of Data Holder.

The Data Subject may refuse consent at any time, simply by sending your request to:

the email address:

Data Subject Rights

Right of access, correction, opposition and deletion of personal data

Under the terms of the applicable legislation, the Data Subject is guaranteed the right to access the data that directly concern him, and may request its correction or addition, by contacting QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves.

The Data Subject may also, at any time, object to the processing of data, with the exception of those strictly necessary for the provision of the service, and/or request deletion of their data for marketing or telemarketing purposes or inclusion in subscriber lists and information services, and for this purpose, contact QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves in writing or via e-mail:

Security of personal data

Ensuring the confidentiality and security of the Data Subject's data is a permanent concern of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves. Because it recognizes the sensitivity of this information, QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves prepared and disclosed to all its employees Privacy and Data Security Policies.

QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves also appointed a Data Processing Officer to monitor compliance with these policies and defined clear rules for contracting the processing of personal data with subcontractors.

To ensure the permanent awareness of its employees and service providers to the rules applicable to data protection, QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves periodically develops training activities for these people.

Also the employees of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves, as well as those who provide services, undertake not to reveal to third parties or use for purposes contrary to the law, any personal information of the Data Subjects, whose knowledge comes to them from the exercise of their functions.

QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves also has systems and teams designed to ensure the security of information, creating and updating procedures that prevent unauthorized access, accidental loss and/or destruction of personal data.

QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves undertakes to respect the legislation on the protection of the privacy of the Data Subject's data and to treat these data only for the purposes for which they were collected, as well as to ensure that these data are treated properly levels of security and confidentiality, in accordance with applicable legislation and the conditions set out in the General Regulation on Data Protection.

In order to guarantee the security of its services and the network, QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves reserves the right to monitor the performance and quality of the service and network, in order to detect any technical failures, transmission errors, threats, unsolicited email, viruses, computer hacking and other security vulnerabilities, but it does not exercise, through human means, any control over the content of the information transmitted through its network.

Notwithstanding the fact that QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves has implemented security measures for the reception of data via the Internet, we alert to the fact that the data circulating on the Internet are not fully protected against eventual deviations, and the communication of access passwords, passwords, confidential codes and any sensitive information made under the sole responsibility of the Data Subject.

During the session of using our websites, cookies are used which expire when the browser is closed. The use of cookies makes it easier to transmit the communication and provide the service you have requested. Most browsers allow the Data Subject to choose whether or not to accept cookies, so, if he so chooses, he may refuse these cookies.

For your security, when accessing the QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves websites, the options and operations performed are registered in Logs.

You may, at any time, request the confidentiality of your data and withdraw your consent for these data to be disclosed in the telephone directories or information services of QA-Sociedade Agrícola, Lda Alves or third parties, and for this purpose, contact QA-Sociedade Agrícola , Ltd. Alves.

Right to File a Claim

The Data Subject has the right to file a complaint with the controlling entity.