Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. It is APTMD’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect on the APTMD site, and we will not collect any personal data that is not necessary to provide the service or without your consent.

This policy concerns privacy practices within the scope of the activity carried out by APTMD including the portal, online sites and other services managed by this Association. The personal data you provide us during interaction with the various services will be treated with the security and confidentiality guarantees required by the legal framework on personal data protection.

Your continued use of our site will be deemed acceptance of our privacy and personal information practices, and APTMD assumes that you have read, understood, and agree to the Terms and Conditions of your use.

Any attempts to alter the information, or any other action that might cause damage and jeopardize the integrity of the system, are strictly prohibited under current legislation. The user undertakes to scrupulously comply with the applicable legislation, particularly with regard to computer crime and intellectual property rights, and is solely responsible for the infringement of these regulations.

Data Protection Officer

The APTMD has appointed a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted through the email address

Responsible for Treatment

The APTMD as the data controller:

It ensures that your personal data is processed within the scope of the purposes for which they were collected or for purposes compatible with those purposes;

It collects, uses and retains only the personal data necessary for the purpose in question;

It processes personal data for legally prescribed purposes or for the pursuit of services at your request.

Personal Data Archive

Your personal data will be kept by APTMD for the period necessary to process it, according to the respective purpose.

Conservation periods may be altered when justified by the associated public interest, historical, scientific or statistical reasons. The APTMD undertakes to adopt the appropriate conservation and safety measures.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

APTMD uses cookies and other similar technologies on its electronic sites to improve the performance and browsing experience of its Users, increasing the speed and efficiency of response on the one hand, and eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information on the other.

Placing cookies helps websites to recognize the User’s device on the next visit and is often indispensable for the operation of the site.

The cookies used by APTMD do not collect personal information to identify the user, keeping only generic information, such as the form or region/city of access, among others.

The cookies used on the APTMD websites and portals are the following:

Essential – necessary for browsing the website, ensuring access to private areas of the website, in order to allow services to be performed, namely, session cookies.

Analytical – necessary for the collection of information for statistical analysis of the navigation and use of the electronic site, namely, Google.

Social Networks – possibility of interaction with social networks, namely

– Facebook

– Twitter

– Youtube

– Instagram.

Performance – necessary for monitoring the user experience of the website, examples of which are:

– Cloudflare

– Plumbr.

The information generated by the use of cookies may be sent to third parties for trend analysis, navigation and performance tracking, without, however, identifying any individual.

How to control the use of

Users can prevent the use of cookies in their browser settings. If you limit this option, however, the use of some features or the performance of certain tools may be constrained.

It is also possible to use browser extensions (

) to disable the use of some functions. Google provides an extension for Google Analytics that allows you to disable its use. It is available at

How to manage Cookies in different browsers:

Google Chrome

By default, all cookies are allowed, but you can adjust this setting. Follow these steps: Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.

  1. Definitions;
  2. Show advanced settings;
  3. Under “Privacy”, click on Content Settings;
  4. Select “Block sites from setting data”.

To change your cookie settings, follow these steps:

  1. Delete cookies;
  2. Block cookies by default;
  3. Allow cookies by default;
  4. Keep cookies and website data by default until you exit the browser;
  5. Make exceptions for cookies from specific websites or domains.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Select the “Tools” menu and the “Internet Options” option;
  2. Privacy” tab;
  3. Move the bar to the top, where the message “Block all cookies” will appear.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Select the “Tools” menu;
  2. Select “Options”;
  3. “Privacy”, which you find in the top panel;
  4. In the cookies section disable the option “Accept cookies from sites”. Click “OK” to save the changes and close.


  1. Select “Edit”;
  2. Click on “Preferences”;
  3. In the top pane, select the “Privacy” icon;
  4. In the “Accept cookies” section, select “Never”.


APTMD shall not be liable for any losses or damages under civil liability (including, but not limited to, consequential damages, lost profits and moral damages, caused directly or indirectly), arising as a result of the use, correct or incorrect use of its Services, websites and their contents by you, including improper access to your computer and computer system by third parties.

The information disclosed must be seen in its informative aspect.

The sites may contain links to sites operated by third parties over which it has no control and for which it assumes no responsibility.

Visualization of legal provisions on this site does not dispense with consultation of the officially approved legal provisions in force, published in the original editions and media (namely, Diário da República or the Official Journal of the European Union).

Change to the security and privacy policy

These Terms and Conditions, which you should read carefully, may be altered, with the alterations being considered to take effect from the date of their publication on this site, with express reference to the date of updating.

Applicable Law and Competent Court

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Portuguese law. The court of the Lisbon area has jurisdiction, to the exclusion of any other, to settle any disputes arising from the interpretation and application of these Terms and Conditions.