Privacy and Cookie Policy

Privacy policy

The protection of your privacy and personal data is a commitment of ADVID.

Protection of privacy and personal data is a fundamental commitment of ADVID to each personal data owner (or simply "data owner") who uses ADVID's digital platforms and services.

This document intends to explain the terms under which ADVID - Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Viticultura Duriense (Association for the Development of Viticulture in the Douro Region), based at the Centro de Excelência da Vinha e do Vinho - Régia Douro Park, 5000-033 Vila Real, and holder of tax registration number 501263055, gathers, uses and processes the personal data it collects in its applications. All these regulations are in compliance with the Portuguese legislation.

ADVID (hereinafter referred to as ADVID) protects the privacy of its users and readers and the personal data submitted by them and is responsible for the website (hereinafter referred to as the "Website") and the "Member's Reserved Area" and "Project Clime" platforms (hereinafter referred to as the platforms).

1) Gathered Information

ADVID - Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Viticultura Duriense collects two types of information: personal information and anonymous information. Anonymous information occurs while the user is visiting the website and is intended to improve its operation, including content management and prioritisation. Personal information is provided voluntarily by the user upon optional registration. All data collected is processed automatically and information sent by users is encrypted and managed with advanced security.

The registration is designed to enable the user to access newsletter subscription services, register for courses and events, apply for the ADVID Award, access the available platforms, contact via corporate email, namely, and other features made available by ADVID to its community.
The purposes of the data collected are identification of ADVID members/users and management of: permissions to send communications via email; provision of its services, registration; topics and sections; ADVID membership process, the ADVID courses and events registration process; and of the ADVID Award competition process.

2) Accountability

ADVID assumes full responsibility for the collection of personal data on the website and platforms, under which it commits to not provide any personal information on website users to third parties in any way, without proper authorisation from the holders of such information.
ADVID is not accountable for content accessed via any hyperlink leading the user to navigate outside the domain, where such links are the responsibility of third parties.
ADVID uses various forms of technological protection against attacks on the personal information of users.

3) Database breach

The breach, or attempted breach, of databases obtained through the Website or Platforms will result in legal action being taken against the offender(s).

4) Updates/Maintenance of personal data

When using the Website or platforms, the user commits to provide and keep his personal data updated and true.
The updating of the user/reader's information can be done through the Application or through links available in the email of the Newsletters, where the user can change or add information.

ADVID will retain and keep user information/data for the necessary time period until directed otherwise.
You may access your personal data, obtain a copy of it and/or request that it be updated or deleted, under the law, by contacting us at the address Centro de Excelência da Vinha e do Vinho - Régia Douro Park, 5000-033 Vila Real or by email at .

Cookie Policy

ADVID uses cookies to improve user performance and browsing experience. Any web browser allows the user to accept, refuse or delete cookies, through the settings of the browser itself. If you choose to disable cookies, some services on our website may cease to function, thereby affecting your browsing experience on the website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are short text files containing relevant information that your browser processes when a website is visited by a user.
Placing cookies helps the Website to recognize your device (tablet, desktop, mobile, etc.) each time you visit us. Cookies only retain information related to your preferences and do not reveal personal information.
To optimize your browsing experience as much as possible, we recommend that you do not disable cookies. They increase the speed of response when browsing.

Types of cookies:

There are several types of cookies with different characteristics and functions. Such as:
- Essential cookies - These are quite important for accessing specific areas of the website allowing correct navigation.
- Functionality cookies - Functionality cookies allow user preferences to be saved when you visit the website. This way, there is no need to customize the website every time you visit.
- Analytical Cookies - This type of cookie allows you to analyse how users use the Website, to see which pages are most popular and to monitor the performance of the website, making it possible to understand possible error messages on the website. No personal information will ever be revealed.

Final Considerations

ADVID holds the right to change the policies described on this page, so we advise you to visit this address frequently. We consider that users are aware of these policies when browsing