Site Policy
   

Preliminary Note

Access to and use of the websites of the Bensaude Group is the entire responsibility of the user, and you are subject to the terms and conditions and the privacy policy defined here under Portuguese law. The Bensaude Group may alter the present terms and conditions or revise the present privacy policy, and it is your responsibility to read and review these each time you access the Group’s websites so as to familiarise yourself with any changes that may have been made. The terms and conditions and the privacy policy described here apply to all websites of the companies in the Bensaude Group, as is the case of the website you are currently visiting.

Terms and Conditions of Use

Copyright

The use of any software or application that interferes with the normal functioning of the Group’s websites is strictly prohibited, as is the use of any application, automatic mechanism or manual process to monitor or copy pages of said websites without the consent and prior authorisation of the Bensaude Group.
The content and information displayed on the websites of the Bensaude Group, including trademarks, designs, logotypes, text, images and others, are the property of the Bensaude Group. Downloading, reproducing or forwarding these for non-commercial purposes is strictly prohibited, and they may not be modified without the prior and express written consent of the Bensaude Group. Unless otherwise stated, said content is protected under general law and by national and international legislation for the protection of intellectual property. Furthermore, the content of the website pages of the Bensaude Group are also protected by industrial property rights and by the computer crime law.
However, you (the user) may print any extract of the material contained on these sites, for personal and non-commercial use, provided it is not altered, that you indicate its source and copyright, and that no other indication of ownership is removed.Certain parts of the websites may contain images that are subject to the copyright of their suppliers. All trademarks found on these websites are owned by or licensed to the Bensaude Group.The content displayed on the websites of the Bensaude Group may occasionally contain inaccuracies or errors. The Bensaude Group can make changes or corrections to the information published at any time, without prior notice.


Content and Warranties


T
he information contained in these websites has been included in good faith and is intended for general information only, and use thereof is entirely at your own risk. The websites of the Bensaude Group and their content are provided without warranties of any kind, including implied warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of third-party rights and fitness for a particular purpose. Similarly, there is no guarantee that access to these websites will be uninterrupted or error-free, free from viruses or other harmful components, or that the information contained in these sites is complete, accurate or timely.The Bensaude Group does not previously filter or monitor the content transmitted to these sites by third parties, and is not responsible for filtering or monitoring any such content. The Bensaude Group may investigate an allegation that content sent to these websites is in violation of the terms and conditions and may decide whether to have such information removed from these websites. The Bensaude Group accepts no responsibility or liability for any actions or content transmitted by or between you (the user) or any third party within or outside of these websites. Nevertheless, you also agree not to transmit any unlawful content to these websites. The Bensaude Group will always cooperate with the authorities in compliance with the law or with any court order requesting or ordering us to reveal the identity of, or help to identify or locate, anyone transmitting such content.


Responsibility, Usage and Risk

The Bensaude Group and all its managers and employees, as well as any other party involved in  creating, producing, maintaining or implementing its websites, will not be liable to any user of said websites for any loss, damage or injury whatsoever (including any loss of profits and moral damages, and indirect, accidental or consequential damages) arising from the use or misuse of these websites and their content, or from third parties accessing the user’s computer or IT system,  or from viruses, etc.
The Bensaude Group websites may contain links to third-party websites. These links are provided solely for your convenience and accessibility. The Bensaude group is in no way responsible for the content of any of these linked websites. You assume full responsibility and risk for accessing and visiting said third-party websites.
It is strictly forbidden to use the websites for illegal purposes or for any other purposes that may be deemed discreditable to the image of the Bensaude Group. Usurpation, forgery, the use of usurped or counterfeit content, unlawful identification and disloyal competition are punishable by law.
Users are also forbidden from creating or introducing any type of viruses or programmes that may damage or contaminate these websites, or from advising others to do so, at the risk of facing criminal prosecution.

Privacy Policy

The Bensaude Group is committed to ensuring quality service to everyone visiting its websites, and to fully respecting all aspects related to their privacy. 
Information Protection
When you are asked to provide personal details, for example when you subscribe to a newsletter, make a reservation on the Bensaude tourism website, send us a contact request for a conference or event for your company, or a spontaneous or requested application form, all your personal information will only be used for that specific purpose, and possibly for statistical marketing analyses for the exclusive use of the Bensaude Group.

Cookies


When you visit our website, a small text file (cookie) is created and stored on the hard drive of your computer. Upon recognising you, this file will provide you with easier and quicker access and page customisation. We also identify technical information from your computer when you visit pages on our website, such as the IP (internet protocol), the operating system and the type of browser. We use this information to improve the quality of your visit to our website, and we do not disclose it to external bodies. Most browsers automatically accept these files (cookies), but you can delete them or have them blocked automatically. Consult the "Help" menu on your browser to find out how to change these settings. However, should you not allow cookies, you may not be able to use some features, and thus not have access to certain areas of the website or receive personalised information, for example. 

E-Mail

If you subscribe to the newsletter on our website, you will receive information highlights on the companies of the Bensaude Group via e-mail, among other content. Should you no longer wish to receive any more newsletters, you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by clicking on the link at the bottom of each newsletter.

Security 

In order to guarantee the security of your data and maximum confidentiality, we treat the information you have given us with the utmost confidentiality, in accordance with our internal policies and procedures for safety and confidentiality. The Bensaude Group is committed to protecting the privacy of those using its websites and only collects personal information that is given voluntarily. Furthermore, said information is only used for the purposes it is intended for.  The Bensaude Group does not collect information that can identify you or that relates to your personal details without your consent. Thus, we can collect and store information that you have decided to provide voluntarily, including, but not limited to, individual personal information such as your name, address, e-mail address and telephone number.When you visit and subscribe to some of the features available on our websites, we may need to collect some personal data in order to send you the information or clarification you have requested.There are other types of information, in this case non-personal and non-individual, that we record solely to help us keep our websites as useful as possible  and to ensure an enjoyable browsing experience for those who visit them. This information is usually recorded by your browser by default and can include the IP address from where you accessed the website, the Internet address of the website that brought you directly to our website, the most viewed pages on our website, the type of browser, operating system, etc.The personal information provided may also be considered for recruitment purposes should it have been submitted to the respective section on the website. All personal details collected there will  be considered for this purpose alone and will be deleted periodically. In this case, you will be able to correct any information and  subsequently have to re-submit the correct information (recruitment of trainees).After collecting the individual, personal information you voluntarily give us, the Bensaude Group will record and keep it until instructed otherwise, or until required by law to delete it. Individuals under the age of 18 must obtain consent from their parents or guardians before accessing the Bensaude Group websites or providing these with personal data.