The entity responsible for the website www.sparkfood.pt (the “Website”) is Sparkfood, S.A., with registered office at Lugar do Espido, Via Norte, 4470-177 Maia, registered in the Commercial Registry Office of Porto under NIPC 516 540 408, hereinafter “Sparkfood”.
This Cookie Notice allows you to obtain further information on the use of our services by accessing the Website, and does not apply to third-party websites that can be accessed through a link provided on the Website.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that the pages of websites you visit send to the Internet access browser you are using that enable information to be collected and stored. Cookies are used for different purposes, such as obtaining information about your browsing habits or customizing the content presented to you. They can be classified according to their origin, purpose and duration.
Who do the cookies belong to?
Regarding their origin, we can classify cookies as
Own cookies (first-party) – cookies managed and stored by Sparkfood;
Third-party cookies (third-party) – cookies managed and stored by entities that have content or systems integrated into the pages of the Website.
For what purposes are cookies used?
With regard to their purpose, we can classify cookies as:
Necessary cookies – these are cookies of a technical nature that allow the user to navigate the website, activating basic functions, such as browsing pages and accessing secure areas, and allow the management and operation of the website. For these cookies consent is not collected because without them the websites or the associated services cannot function properly;
Preferred cookies – these are cookies that allow us to memorize information about your previous browsing so that you can access the service with certain characteristics that can personalize your experience. These cookies allow, for example, to recognize the language of the user or save login area information to ensure a more convenient access;
Statistical cookies (analytical) – these are cookies that enable us to monitor the behavior of users on the website. Any information collected through this type of cookies is used to measure the activity of a website in aggregate form, with the purpose of introducing improvements based on the analysis of data relating to the use of the service by users;
Marketing cookies – these are cookies that allow us to know your browsing habits and show you advertising related to your browsing profile, managing advertising spaces more effectively. Their purpose is to display relevant ads, adapting their content to the user.
For how long can they be stored?
Regarding their duration, cookies can be classified as:
Session cookies – until the browser closes or the session ends;
Persistent cookies – stored for longer periods, requiring action by the user to delete them from their device.
How is your consent collected?
As noted at the beginning of this Notice, we use a tool for managing the cookie consents of users visiting the Website. This consent is sought the first time the user visits the Website or whenever the duration set to store their consent expires.
How can you manage cookies?
At any time, you can configure the cookies collected and used through the following button:
Alternatively, you may also set cookies through your browser to allow, block or delete installed cookies. In this case, you should note that although you will only have the cookies you need to use or browse the Website, if you disable the remaining cookies you will not be able to access all the features we make available to you. Using the “Help” button on your browser you can obtain additional information on how to set your preferences.
Below we provide you with links to cookie management in the most common browsers:
• Google Chrome
• Microsoft Edge
• Internet Explorer
• Safari Mobile
• Chrome Mobile
Updates and Changes to the Cookie Notice
To learn more about how we process personal data and how you can contact us about this, please see our Privacy Notice.
Your privacy, the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of your personal data are a priority for us, and we are committed to handling them in a dignified and secure manner.
I. WHO IS THE DATA CONTROLLER?
Sparkfood, S.A., hereinafter referred to as “Sparkfood”, an incorporated and operating company under the Laws of Portugal, with registered office at Lugar do Espido, Via Norte, 4470-150 – Maia, registered at the Porto Commercial Registry Office, under the number 516 540 408, is responsible for the processing of your personal data.
If Sparkfood assumes joint responsibility for any processing of your personal data with other entities, you shall be duly informed.
II. WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE PROCESS, FOR HOW LONG AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES?
We will only process your personal data when it’s indispensable to ensure the normal functioning of this website, ensuring that you take advantage of all its features, as well as the provision of our services, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Law No. 58/2019 of 8 August 2009, Law No. 58/2019, of August 8, 2019 (law that ensures the execution of the GDPR), Directive 2002/58/EC, of July 12, 2002 (directive concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector), Law No. 41/2004, of August 18 (law that transposes said Directive 2002/58/EC into national law), and with the other applicable legislation on privacy and protection of personal data.
Your personal data will be eliminated or anonymized when the purposes that legitimated their treatment cease, without prejudice to situations in which the law, or preponderant reason, legitimizes or imposes its conservation for longer periods of time.
Next, we shall provide you with all the information about the processing of your personal data carried out by us on this website, namely, its purposes, legal grounds, categories of personal data involved, and retention periods. We will also provide you with information regarding your rights in relation to the protection of personal data as well as regarding the technical and organizational measures we take to ensure your privacy.
In the strict legitimate interest of Sparkfood in ensuring a proper management and timely response to your messages, we will process some of your personal data – name, e-mail and (eventually) company name – for a period of three (3) years, after which we will delete your personal information.
III. TO WHOM MAY WE TRANSMIT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
Your personal data may be transmitted to partner companies (Processors) whose participation is essential to ensure the regular upkeep of this website, ensuring that you take advantage all its features.
When these companies process your personal data on our behalf, we ensure the same level of security and privacy in their processing.
Sparkfood may be required to disclose your personal information to the Competent Authorities as required by law and/or court order.
IV. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION AND HOW CAN YOU EXERCISE THEM?
As a data subject, you can, at any moment, withdraw your consent, or exercise your other data protection rights – right of access, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restrict processing, right to data portability, and the right to object – upon request to the following email address: email@example.com
We will carry out a careful analysis of your requests, assessing their legitimacy and relevance, committing ourselves to respond within the legal deadline.
It is important that you use the email address provided above, and not another means of contact (e.g. social networks, DPO’s email, etc.), for the purposes of exercising your rights regarding the protection of personal data, since this is the only way we can ensure the centralization of subject requests, the security in their treatment, and the regular verification of your identity and an adequate and timely response.
Regarding the possibility of revoking any consent given, it should be noted that this does not invalidate the processing of personal data carried out until then.
We will carefully analyze your requests, evaluating their legitimacy and pertinence, committing ourselves to respond within the legal timeframe for this purpose.
If you believe that we have not respected your rights, you may file a complaint with the National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD): Address: Av. D. Carlos I, 134 – 1.º, 1200-651 – Lisbon | Telephone: +351 213 928 400 | Fax: +351 213 976 832 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
V. HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
We apply appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data in accordance with best practices in the market.
Administrative, technical and physical measures, technological controls and procedures are in place to prevent your personal data from improper or unauthorized use, access, disclosure or destruction.
Among others, we highlight some of the measures applied:
This Privacy Notice may be revised at any time, and you will always be guaranteed updated information on this page.