Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy, Last updated on: 24th May, 2018

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This Privacy Policy sets out how the author and administrator of this website – Filipa Moraes – uses and protects any information that you provide when you use cienciaclara (“Website”).

Filipa Moraes is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy. In addition you can visit this website without providing any personal information.
Filipa Moraes may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was written to give you a clear explanation of how we process and record your data at Ciência Clara.

If you have any further doubts or concerns regarding our site or if you would like to know more about how we record, save and use your data, please send us an email to:

1. What personal data we collect and why we collect it

At this website we collect data to operate effectively and to keep you informed about our seminars, programs, trainings and services that we believe may be relevant to you.

All the information you provided will be processed and recorded with care and confidentiality. We only collect necessary personal information to reach the goals mentioned above, some of these information can include (not limited to):

  • Name and job title;
  • Contact information including email address;
  • Demographic information such as zip code, IP address, preferences and interests;
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and offers.

Some examples on how we can record your data are:

  • When you provide us this data directly, such as when you register or download material from the website.
  • When you contact us through our contact form, phone, email, or social media.
  • When you register and/or participate in one of our events/trainings/workshops.
  • When you give us your details in person.

We do not get any data from third parties.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile name is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

1.2 Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

2. Who we share your data with

We don’t share nor sell our subscribers list. No personal data or personalised data will be made available to any third party except:

a. With your consent,

b. If required by law or the competent governmental or judicial authorities,

3. Social Network, Share widgets and Links to other Websites

Our website may include links to other sites, and other social network sharing widgets, that may provide information to the associated social network about your interactions with our website, even if you don’t click the widget. Information may include your IP address, browser type, location and URL. If you use social network, you should read their privacy policy and tune your settings according to your preferences.  We are not responsible for the privacy policy of other websites or links. This policy only applies to the information recorded from Ciencia Clara website.

3.1 Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

If you follow a link to any of these sites, please note that these sites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or sites. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these sites.

4. Research and Promotion

From time to time this website or Ciência Clara newsletter might undergo some costumer research or send promotions and surveys, consequently we might ask some information form you. Your participation in these is entirely voluntary.

5. Security

We take appropriate steps to maintain the security of personal data collected. The access to all the information of our subscribers is restricted to our office. Only employers from Ciência Clara who need information to undergo a specific work could have access to your personal information. The servers where we store personal data are maintained in a safe environment.

6. What rights you have over your data. 

Your rights are summarised below. We are committed to ensuring that the information we hold is treated in accordance with the best practices of data protection.

  • You have the right to see the information we hold about you. You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.
  • You have the right to alter the information we hold about you.
  • You have the right to request us to delete your information (subject to safeguarding requirements: this does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes).

Please contact to request to see your data or get them modified or erased. You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office should you be unhappy with how we are handling your information.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

7. Direct Marketing

If you no longer wish to receive any more campaigns emails nor information from this website, you could opt out or unsubscribe. You can do this by clicking on the unsubscribe button placed at the bottom of our campaign emails, or you could contact to cancel your subscription.

8. Privacy notice changes

Ciencia Clara website reserves the right to change the privacy notice. In this case, the “last updated” date will change accordingly.

9. GDPR Compliance

We respect your right to privacy. We guarantee that all data is managed in a legal, fair and transparent manner. If you do not remember these you can send us an email to and request your personal data or any information related to data and privacy.

At any time you may send us an email to and: (1) any information related to data and privacy; (2) request a copy of your personal data; (3) correct or delete the data; (4) withdraw consent.

10. How long we retain your data. Holding information

The contact information is stored in Ciencia Clara internal systems hosted in Portugal, or in external systems of service providers already adhering to the GDPR e.g. Mail chimp. We will hold your information only as long as necessary or until you notify us to erase your information. You can opt-out at any point and/or get your data erased completely by writing to

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

11. International data transfer

Regarding your use of our website you should understand that the open nature of the Internet is such that information and personal data may flow over networks connecting you to our systems without security measures and may be accessed and used by people other than those for whom the data is intended.

The internet is a global environment. The data we collect can be transferred and stored in international destinations, including destinations outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by international staff or data processors outside that area, who may be involved in, among other things, compliance with your request, processing your payment details and providing support services.

We will take all reasonable measures necessary to ensure that your data is handled in a safe manner and in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

If you do not consent to this transfer, storage or processing of your personal information please send an email to with your references.

12. Concerns & Complaints

If you can’t find what you’re looking for here, or have a concern about our use of your personal data, please contacts us at

13. About This Privacy Notice

If you have any questions, comments or suggestion about our Privacy Policy, how do we handle your personal data, or Ciencia Clara in general, don’t hesitate in contacting us by email at: or by post at: Filipa Moraes, Ciencia Clara, Tec Labs – Centro de Inovação, Campus da FCUL, Campo Grande, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal