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The Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources of the University of Porto, owner of the website https://www.severus.pt, will not collect any type of personal information from its users.
Processing of Personal Data provided on a voluntary basis
The personal information collected through the website will only be that submitted and/or confirmed by the visitor.
The personal data voluntarily provided by the user on the contact page are for the exclusive information of the Center for Research in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources of the University of Porto and will not be disclosed to third parties without the prior consent of the holder.
The BIOPOLIS/CIBIO/InBIO – University of Porto is responsible for processing visitors’ personal data to the website https://www.severus.pt, and is committed to ensuring their confidentiality.
Rights of the Holder of Personal Data
All personal information relating to customers or visitors using the website of the Center for Research in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources of the University of Porto will be treated in accordance with national and European legislation on the Protection of Personal Data. Under the terms of the applicable legislation, the Center for Research in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources of the University of Porto undertakes to grant users, whose data is collected, the right to access, oppose or modify the respective data at any time, to that, just send a message to the email firstname.lastname@example.org
Purpose of Personal Data Processing
All personal information collected in connection with the use of the website of the Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources of the University of Porto will be used to help make the visit to the website more productive and enjoyable, and customize relevant content, products and services.
The Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources of the University of Porto considers itself authorized to use all ideas, concepts, knowledge or communication techniques through the website, freely and independently (which includes the design, production or commercialization of products), via a message sent by email, the transmission of files or other unsolicited forms of communication considered non-confidential and free of any restrictions on use.
Conservation and Security
The period of time during which the data is stored and maintained varies according to the purpose for which the information is processed. Thus, and whenever there is no specific legal requirement, the data will be stored and kept only for the minimum period necessary for the purposes that motivated its collection or subsequent processing.
The Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources of the University of Porto is committed to ensuring the protection of the personal data made available to it. To this end, various security measures of a technical and organizational nature were adopted, in order to protect the personal data made available to you against its dissemination, loss, misuse, alteration, treatment or unauthorized access, as well as against any other form of illicit treatment.
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