Privacy and data protection

These Terms and Conditions apply to the purchase, processing and use of the personal data that is collected by using the exitprostitution.org website. We appreciate your interest in our site. Below you will find relevant information on how we handle the data that is collected on this site.

The Portuguese Platform for Women’s Rights (PpDM), which manages the site exitprostitution.org, only collects and uses data in accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable legislation. PpDM seeks to comply with the principles of the General Regulation on Data Protection, namely,

  • Data saving: we collect the data strictly necessary, according to the user’s request;
  • Limitation of Purpose: The data collected is intended for a specific purpose and accepted by the user, not being used differently or giving any such data any other purpose;
  • Data security: communication between the user and the site server is encrypted and protected by an SSL security certificate;
  • Transparency: data collection and management is clear, unambiguous and explained to the user.

According to these specifications, the data will only be collected if it is necessary for the use and service of PpDM, in particular personal data that is indispensable for applications, registration, accreditation or information.

Responsible body

The entity responsible for collecting data is the Portuguese Platform for Women’s Rights, a not for profit association of social, cultural and humanistic character, headquartered at Centro Maria Alzira Lemos – Casa das Associações, Parque Infantil do Alvito, Estrada do Alvito, Monsanto, 1300-054 Lisbon, Portugal, registered with the Commercial Registry Office of Lisbon and with the corporate entity identification number 506844536. The contact person for questions related to data protection is Ana Sofia Fernandes.

If you have questions about the use of your data or want to make use of the powers that the GPDR attributes to the owner of the data, namely consultation, correction, elimination and portability, please send us an email to platform@plataformamulheres.org.pt, with the subject Personal Data Protection.

Our website address is: https://exitprostitution.org/. You can browse the site without indicating who you are or send personal data. Only access data is registered without reference to the person, such as the name of the server, the type of browser used, the page from which you accessed the site, or the name of the page visited.

Individual identification is not possible with browsing data. This data is used exclusively to improve the use of the site.

Use authorization

When the data collection is done for a purpose, the legislation requires an explicit authorization from the data subject, which will always be requested together with the data.

You may at any time revoke your consent and / or refuse future use of your data.

Using the data

If you access our site through a browser, we collect only the personal data that the browser or mobile device transmits automatically, to ensure the stability of the connection and the efficiency of the response of the site, namely:

  • IP address
  • content, date and time of request
  • site that originated the request
  • page requested
  • amount of data transferred
  • type of browser used
  • operating system
  • browser language and version
  • Geographic location based on IP

The processing of this data serves to:

  • Ensure efficient server connection
  • show available content
  • system security and assessment

Data collection

Your personal data is collected when you make an information request, when you register, ask for accreditation or sign up to receive an informative newsletter. In these processes, personal identification information necessary to process the request is collected, such as name, email address or telephone, to follow the process.

In this collection, the data that is necessary to satisfy your explicit request is considered mandatory.

PpDM automatically collects and registers technical information on servers (log) from information provided by your browser. Especially the IP number of the computer used and stored data, the so-called cookies (see section “Cookies”), and the page consulted.

When making your request you are expressly authorizing the registration of the IP number, necessary to be able to order. At any time you can revoke this consent.

Processing and use of data

PpDM uses the collected data for three basic purposes, but not all data is used for all purposes:

  • The data to participate in the events presented (contact and identification data) is used by us for attendance management.
  • E-mail inquiry information is used to respond to express requests.
  • When you sign up to receive a newsletter, the email is used for internal information purposes until you unsubscribe.

Data transmission to third parties

PpDM transmits your data to third parties only in the following cases:

  • For sending email. The email address is transferred to the email management platform.
  • For registration and accreditation purposes. The collected data is transferred and managed on the Google Docs platform.

In all cases where the data is transferred to third parties, PpDM seeks to obtain the guarantees that the recipient of the data meets an adequate level of protection of their data.

Data Exclusion

Data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purposes mentioned above.

During the data deletion process, data is first locked out and then deleted permanently to prevent accidental deletion or possible intentional damage.

For technical reasons, data can be duplicated in backup files. These copies are excluded for technical reasons only after a reasonable period of time necessary to ensure the reliability and security of the systems.

In addition, for legal reasons certain data on transactions, including billing, are mandatory for a specified period of time.

Data processing for the use of our services

If you want to know and / or use our services and products, you may, at different times, be asked to provide personal information, including:

  • name
  • organization to which it belongs
  • email address
  • landline or mobile phone number
  • sex and age
  • how you became aware of the event
  • authorization for audiovisual collection of participation and for interviews

Use of contact forms

By using our site you have the possibility to contact us through various forms. For the use of these forms it is necessary to provide a valid email address and other data, which may be mandatory or optional depending on the end of the completed form.

The processing of this data is intended to allow personalized contact and provision of a service, and can only occur on the basis of your explicit and voluntary consent.

All forms require acceptance of our data collection and management policy.

Cookies

PpDM uses in this site the so-called cookies , small files that a site or your server transfers to the hard disk of the user’s computer through your browser (if allowed), and which allow the site or to your server recognize the user’s browser and remember some information.

The use of cookies helps PpDM, for example, to remember and process the requests of the users.

They also help us better understand the preferences of those who visit us based on recent activity on the site.

We may also use cookies to gather traffic and user interaction information so that we can provide better usage experiences and improve the tools at our disposal.

Each user can set alerts each time a cookie is sent or completely prevent the use of these files.

This choice is made in your own browser settings (Google Chrome, Firefox or Edge, for example).

If cookies are turned off, you will not have access to some features that make your use of the site more efficient, and some of the options do not work in the best way.

Either way, it is always possible to contact us by email so we can help you complete your order.

Cookies store information about the specific context of the user. However, this does not mean that we are aware of your identity.

We use cookies to make navigation and use of our site as easy as possible.

In addition, we also use cookies that remain on your hard drive for a certain period after the browser session (Persistent-Cookies). These cookies make it easier to use our site, for example, by saving certain entries and settings so that you do not need to repeat them when you return to visit us.

In addition, these cookies allow us to statistically register the use of our site and to optimize our contents.

Persistent cookies are stored on your hard drive and are excluded by the browser after a certain period, which may vary depending on the cookie.

Cookies can also be Third Party Cookies, as we may use advertisers to help make the site and our services more interesting to the visitor.

Right to information

You have the right to receive information from PpDM about your stored data free of charge.

Data stored offline is only excluded if it is no longer required to fulfill the contractual relationship.

Send us an email through the email form or directly through platform@plataformamulheres.org.pt with your request for consultation.

If you want to completely delete your data, you can also send your request by email.

You have the right, at any time, to request information about your personal data stored by PpDM.

You can request information on the reasons for processing, the categories of data stored, the categories of recipients of that data, the expected duration of storage, right of rectification, cancellation, limitation of processing or opposition, the origin of your data and the existence of a automated decision making process, including profiles, and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details.

You also have the right to use a regulatory authority.

Newsletter – revocation of consent

If you have given consent to receive a newsletter in the context of the information provided by PpDM, you may revoke / cancel your consent at any time.

To make this cancellation, please use the cancellation link that accompanies each edition of the newsletter or our email form.

Data security

PpDM is committed to protect all data it collects from unauthorized access, loss, misuse or destruction.

Your personal information is only accessed by employees who need access to the data in order to perform their duties properly and offer you the best service possible.

The sensitive data is sent encrypted to PpDM via SSL-protected connection.

In cases where we give you access to restricted data, we request that you treat this information with the necessary confidentiality and not pass it on to third parties.

We also recommend that you close your browser window completely after each recorded visit, before opening another page, especially when using a shared computer or browsing a public, unprotected network.

Statistical analysis services

Analysis services currently used:

Google Analytics
Google Inc.
1600 Amphitheater Parkway
Mountain view
CA 94043, USA

This site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. The “Universal Analytics” operating mode enables us to assign data, sessions, and interactions between multiple devices to an anonymous user ID by analyzing a user’s activities on devices.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files stored on your computer that allow an analysis of your use of the site.

For more information about the Terms of Use and Privacy, please see https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html and https://policies.google.com/?hl=en.

Purpose of processing

In the name of the operator of this site, Google will use the information to evaluate the use of the site, to compile reports on the activity of the site and to provide other services related to the activity of the site and use of the Internet.

Legal basis

The legal basis for using Google Analytics is your consent.

Recipients / categories of recipients

The recipient of the collected data is Google.com.

Transmission to third countries

Personal data will be transmitted under the EU-US Privacy Shield, based on the European Commission’s suitability decision in the US.

You can obtain the certificate through the following link: https://www.privacyshield.gov.

Data storage duration

Data submitted by us and linked to cookies, user ID or advertising codes will be automatically deleted after 14 months.

The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached is done automatically once a month.

Affected rights

You can revoke your consent at any time, with future effect, by preventing the storage of cookies in your browser settings.

It can also prevent the acquisition of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the site (including your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google using https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout? hl = pt. Download and install the browser extension.

Disabling Cookies prevent future collection of your data when you visit this site.

To avoid tracking Universal Analytics on all devices, disable all systems you use. You can prevent Cookies from being stored in your browser settings.

Using Plugins

So-called plugins are used in the PpDM website.

When using pages with features of these plugins, a connection is established with the servers of the respective provider.

If you have a registration as a member of the plugin’s author site, you can assign information to your personal user account.

When you use the plugin functions (when you click a share button, for example), that information is linked in certain circumstances to your user account in the respective service. To prevent this information from being assigned to your user account, log out of your account before using a plugin.

For more details about the data collected, the possibility of avoiding collection and use and ways to protect your privacy, please check the privacy policies of
these sites, which can be seen directly below.

Currently used plugin services:

www.facebook.com
Facebook Inc.,
1601 S. California Ave,
Palo Alto,
CA 94304, USA
Facebook Data Protection Statement (and associated services)

Google
Google Inc.,
1600 Amphitheater Parkway
Mountain View
CA 94043, USA
Google Data Protection Statement (and associated services)

Twitter
Twitter, Inc.
1355 Market Street,
Suite 900
San Francisco
CA 94103, USA
Twitter Privacy Policy