Terms and conditions

About us

Our web site is: https://apel-arquitectura.pt

What personal data is collected and how it is collected


When visitors leave comments on the site, their data in the comment form, as well as their IP address and browser user agent,
is saved to help with spam detection.

An anonymous string created from your email address (also called hash) may be sent to the Gravatar service to verify that you are using it. You may find Gravatar service privacy policy available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public in your comment context.


When uploading images to the site, you should avoid uploading images with embedded geolocation data (EXIF GPS). Visitors may download and extract geolocation data from site images.


If you leave a comment on our site, you may choose to store your name, email address and website in cookies. This is for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when leaving another comment. These cookies will last one year.

If you have an account and log in to this site, a temporary cookie will be established to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie does not contain personal data and will be deleted when you close your browser.

When you log in, some cookies will be set to store your session information and your screen display options. Login cookies last one year. If you select “Remember me”, your session will last two weeks. When you log out, your login cookies will be deleted.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be stored in your browser. This cookie does not include personal data, it only indicates the content ID of the article you just edited. It will expire after 1 day.


Articles on this site may include embedded content (for example, videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content belonging to other sites behaves as if the user had visited those sites.

This site may collect data about you, use cookies, incorporate third-party tracking, monitor your interactions with it, even record interactions with embedded content if you have an account and have logged into that site.


Who your data is shared with?
How long is your data stored?

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are saved indefinitely. This is so that any subsequent comments may be recognized and approved automatically, instead of putting them in a moderation queue.

For users who register on our site (if applicable), we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users may view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except they shouldn´t change their username). Moreover, site administrators are allowed to view and edit this information.

What rights do you have over your data?

If you have an account on this site or you have left comments, you may request to receive an export file with the personal data stored about you, including the personal data you provided. You may also request that stored data be deleted. This does not include any personal data that must be kept for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where is your data sent?

Visitor comments may be verified through an automatic spam detection service.

Visitor comments may be verified through an automatic spam detection service.

Your contact information
Additional information

How is your data protected?
Procedures under data breach
Third-party data
What automated decisions and/or profile definitions do we make with user data?
Communication requirements of regulated area.