Privacy & Cookies


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InovaPrime and its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, “InovaPrime”, “us” or “we”) understand that your privacy is important to you. We are committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data, which is any information that is capable of identifying you as an individual person, collected via all websites or apps that post a link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, “the Sites”). This Privacy Policy describes how we handle and protect your personal data in connection with the Sites, in our capacity as data controllers.
Whenever you have any question on the use we make of your personal data we will be available to help you through the following channels:

  • Address: Rua Julieta Ferrão 10, 3ºDrt, 100-131 Lisboa Portugal
  • Electronic mail:

Responsible for Your Personal Data

InovaPrime, Serviços em Tecnologias de Informação, Lda. is responsible for processing your personal data under the terms of the General Data Protection Regulation and of related local data protection laws applicable in the countries in which it operates.

Personal Data We May Collect

InovaPrime collects personal data on certain areas of the Sites when you register for or apply for jobs through the InovaPrime, register for InovaPrime newsletters and alerts, participate in our webinares, sign up for conferences and events, and/or participate in public user posting areas (such as bulletin boards, discussion forums and surveys). The personal data collected varies across the Sites and may include information that you provide, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, telephone number, country or region, job position, company name, and background information required to apply for a job. For instance, by registering for InovaPrime newsletters, you agree to receive the correspondence to which you have subscribed at the e-mail address that you provided at registration. Only InovaPrime will contact you using this e-mail address. We will send e-mails to this address related to your registration. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, detailed unsubscribe instructions are included at the bottom of each email or you may contact us via email (
We may also automatically collect information about the devices you use to interact with our Sites. The information we automatically collect may include IP address, device identifier, web browser, and browsing information collected through cookies, pixels, and other similar technologies (collectively “Cookies”) on our Sites. We may also automatically collect information about how you use the Sites, such as what you have searched for and viewed on the Sites. The information automatically collected will be associated with any personal data you have provided. (Learn more: Cookies Policy)

How and Why We Use Your Personal Data

The personal data we collect may be used where we have your specific consent to do so, or where InovaPrime has a legitimate interest in or other legal basis for processing such information. In some situations, the collection of personal data may be required for the operation of the Sites or to provide certain services or products. InovaPrime uses your personal data to fulfill your requests for information, process your requests to participate in conferences and events, personalize content that you view or receive on the Sites, evaluate and improve our services, distribute newsletters and alerts to you, recruit and evaluate job applicants, analyze the Sites’ performance and functioning, comply with all applicable laws and corporate reporting obligations, enforce InovaPrime’s agreements, and accomplish other purposes you may initiate or request. We may keep any of your personal data on file and use it to contact you.
InovaPrime may use first and third party Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies to manage our Sites and our services and collect analytics about how you use them. The information provided throughout this Privacy Policy about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies. Please refer to our Cookie Policy for more details regarding our use of cookies.

For How Long Do We Keep Your Personal Data

We only keep your personal data for as long as we need to achieve the purposes stated in the previous paragraph and to comply with law.
When the maximum retention period is attained, your personal data are anonymized or destroyed/erased in a secure manner.

How You May Exercise Your Personal Data Protection Rights

Under certain circumstances, you have the right to request from us:

  • Additional information on how we use your personal data;
  • Access to your personal data;
  • That we transfer to a third party the personal data you gave us;
  • That we update your personal data;
  • That we erase your personal data;
  • That we suspend processing of your personal data once you opposed to it;
  • That we limit how we use your personal data, whilst we correct them or we clarify any doubts we may have on their content or the way we use them;
  • That we provide adequate means to enable you to object to decisions based solely on automated processing of your data.

You also have the right to withdraw, at any moment, the consent which you may have given us to use your personal data, when this use is based on consent.
You may not exercise these rights when your personal data are used to protect public interest, namely when used for crime investigation and prevention, or when subject to professional confidentiality.
To exercise your data protection rights or whenever you have any question on the use we make of your personal data you should contact us through the following channels:

  • Address: Rua Julieta Ferrão 10, 3ºDrt, 100-131 Lisboa Portugal
  • Electronic mail:

Transfer To Other Countries

InovaPrime shares your personal data globally with other InovaPrime group companies in order to perform the activities specified in this Policy. This includes InovaPrime Group companies in the following countries: Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburgish, Denmark, Sweden.
InovaPrime may also subcontract treatment to or share personal data with third parties located in countries other than the owner’s country of residence. This data may therefore be subject to privacy laws other than those in force in the data subject’s country of residence.
Personal data collected in the European Union and Switzerland can, for example, be transferred and processed by third parties located in a country outside the European Union and Switzerland. In such situations, InovaPrime will ensure that the transfer of personal data is carried out in accordance with the applicable privacy laws and, in particular, the adoption of appropriate contractual, technical and organizational measures.

How Do We Protect Your Personal Data?

We are committed to protecting the personal data we collect and treat. We implement technical and organizational measures to help protect the security of personal data; however, please note that no system is completely secure.
We implement various policies, including encryption, access and retention guidelines, contractual clauses, among others to prevent unauthorized access and unnecessary retention of personal data in our systems.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. Updates will be made available on our website.

Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The use of cookies is now standard for most websites.

How do our Sites use Cookies?

Managing cookies on your device
We use cookies to personalize content and to provide you with an improved user experience. By using this website or application you consent to the deployment of cookies. You can control and manage cookies using your browser.
Please note that removing or blocking cookies can impact your user experience and some functionality may no longer be available.
Using your browser to control cookies
Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete and block cookies for a website. Be aware that if you delete all cookies then any preferences you have set will be lost, including the ability to opt-out from cookies as this function itself requires placement of an opt out cookie on your device.

First and Third-party Cookies

“First party Cookies” are cookies that belong to InovaPrime and that InovaPrime places on your device. “Third-party Cookies” are cookies that another party places on your device through our Site. InovaPrime may contract with third-party service providers to send e-mails to users who have provided us with their contact information. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, and/or to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on, the third-party service providers may place Cookies on the devices of these users.
For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies as indicated below.
We use the following types of cookies:
Persistent Cookies - We use persistent Cookies to improve your experience of using the Sites. This includes recording your acceptance of our Cookie Policy to remove the cookie message which first appears when you use the Sites.
Session Cookies - Session Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. We use session Cookies to help us track internet usage as described above.
You may refuse to accept browser Cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Sites. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse Cookies, our system will issue Cookies when you direct your browser to our Sites.
The data collected by the Sites and/or through Cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information will not be kept for longer than one year.
Our Cookies are used for the following purposes:
Strictly Necessary/ Technical Cookies - These Cookies are necessary to allow us to operate our Sites so you may access them as you have requested. These Cookies, for example, let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access Site content. They also include Cookies that enable us to remember your previous actions within the same browsing session and secure our Sites.
Analytical/ Performance - These Cookies are used by us or third-party service providers to analyze how the Sites are used and how they are performing. For example, these Cookies track what pages are most frequently visited, and from what locations our visitors come from. If you subscribe to a newsletter or otherwise register with the Sites, these Cookies may be correlated to you. These Cookies include, for example, Google Analytics cookies.
Functionality - These Cookies let us operate the Sites in accordance with the choices you make. These Cookies permit us to "remember" you in-between visits. For instance, we will recognize your user name and remember how you customized the Sites and services, for example by adjusting text size, fonts, languages and other parts of web pages that are alterable, and provide you with the same customizations during future visits.
Third-Party Advertising - These Cookies collect information about your activities on these and other sites to provide you targeted advertising. We may also allow our third-party service providers to use Cookies on the Sites for the same purposes identified above, including collecting information about your online activities over time and across different websites. The third-party service providers that generate these Cookies, such as LinkedIn, Twitter, MailChimp, You Tube, and Facebook, have their own privacy policies, and may use their Cookies to target advertising to you on other websites, based on your visit to our Sites.

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