CEDIS Privacy Policy

CEDIS Privacy Policy


CEDIS is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of individuals’ personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the personal information of employees, contractors, volunteers, participants, and any other individuals associated with CEDIS.

Information We Collect:

  1. Personal Information:
    • CEDIS may collect personal information, including but not limited to names, contact details, employment information, and other relevant identifiers.
  2. Research Data:
    • In the course of research activities, CEDIS may collect and process data for scholarly purposes, adhering to ethical guidelines and applicable laws.

How We Collect Information:

  1. Directly from Individuals:
    • We may collect personal information directly from individuals through forms, interviews, surveys, and other means.
  2. Automated Collection:
    • CEDIS may use technology, such as cookies and analytics tools, to collect information about website usage for improving user experience and functionality.

How We Use Information:

  1. Research and Scholarly Activities:
    • CEDIS may use personal information for research and scholarly activities, ensuring compliance with ethical standards and legal requirements.
  2. Internal Purposes:
    • We use personal information for administrative, operational, and communication purposes within CEDIS.
  3. Legal Compliance:
    • We may process personal information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, and legal obligations.

Information Sharing:

  1. Third-Party Service Providers:
    • CEDIS may share personal information with third-party service providers for purposes such as IT support, data storage, and other operational needs.
  2. Research Collaboration:
    • Personal information may be shared with collaborators and partners for joint research initiatives, always with appropriate safeguards and ethical considerations.

Data Security:

  1. Security Measures:
    • CEDIS implements reasonable security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
  2. Data Breach Response:
    • In the event of a data breach, CEDIS will take prompt action to mitigate the impact and notify affected individuals and authorities as required by law.

Access and Control:

  1. Access Requests:
    • Individuals have the right to request access to their personal information held by CEDIS and may request corrections or deletions as appropriate.
  2. Opt-Out:
    • Individuals may opt-out of certain data processing activities, such as marketing communications.

Updates to the Privacy Policy:

CEDIS may update this Privacy Policy as necessary to reflect changes in legal requirements, technology, or our data processing practices. Any substantial changes will be communicated to individuals through appropriate channels.

Contact Information:

For questions or concerns related to this Privacy Policy, please contact the Head of Office of CEDIS at cedis@novalaw.unl.pt



We ensure compliance with applicable data protection laws, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or other regional regulations.