How we obtain your personal data
As part of our activity to foster cooperation between Brasilian and EU undertakings and assist Brasilian and EU businesses in finding the right contacts respectively in the EU and in Brasil, EUBrasil collects certain business information, including contact details. However, in order to perform the above-mentioned tasks, EUBrasil requires not only professional information relating to the companies and institutions concerned, but also personal data in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), meaning information that identifies, or could reasonably be used to identify, a living individual, either on its own or together with other information.
EUBrasil collects such information:
The personal data we collect and process
The personal information that we collect and process is limited to:
How we use your personal data
Whether we receive your personal data directly from you or collect it from a public source, we will only use your personal data where it is absolutely necessary to fulfil effectively our mission (including compliance with our legal obligations if you or your company entered into a contractual relationship with EUBrasil), meaning:
If you have given us your express consent, we may process your personal data for additional purposes.
You may at any time withdraw your consent and/or opt-out of any of the above communications, by simple mail to the address mentioned at the bottom of the section “Your rights regarding your personal data”, below.
How we share your personal data
EUBrasil does not sell your Personal Data to anyone nor does it share Personal Data with other organisations. However, EUBrasil reserves the right to disclose any data where necessary to comply with explicit legal requirements or with a court order; to enforce or apply agreements with you and/or your company, or where a third party, for example the European Parliament, requires the data to ensure the security of meetings or events organized in their premises.
In the case you share content from our internet site on web-based social networks or when you click on a link to a video that we posted on YouTube, your Personal Data will be collected by the operator of these platforms. For more details on how these operators use your Personal Data, we refer to their respective data protection policies that you will find under the following links:
Keeping your personal data secure
EUBrasil stipulates a high level of protection regarding its storage, access and destruction, in the agreements entered into between EUBrasil and its data processors. Where your personal data is stored on our own computers or in paper files in EUBrasil’s office, we use appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect any information we hold from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. Unfortunately, it is not possible to guarantee complete security. Theft or unauthorized access to the concerned computers or software failure, and other factors, may compromise the security of user data despite our best efforts.
Retaining your personal data
We will delete your personal data when it is no longer reasonably required for the Permitted Uses or you withdraw your consent (where applicable), provided that we are not legally required or otherwise permitted to continue to hold such data. If you have interacted in the framework of contractual relations between you or your company and EUBrasil, we may however retain your personal data for an additional period to the extent we deem it necessary to assert or defend legal claims during any relevant retention period.
Your rights regarding your personal data
In addition to your rights under applicable data protection legislation and where we are permitted or required by applicable law and regulation, we will provide you, upon request, with a copy of your personal data and we will correct any errors identified by you. EUBrasil will not use your data for any automated decision making or any profiling and you have the right to restrict our processing of your personal data as well as the right to lodge a complaint with supervisory authorities regarding the processing of your personal data. We will refrain from sending you marketing materials for possible new services of EUBrasil without your express consent and will also comply with your request to stop sending any further communications and/or newsletters from EUBrasil.
Please send us all such requests, or any questions or comments regarding this policy or our handling of your personal data, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Privacy Notice was updated in May, 2018. We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Notice from time to time to comply with changing legal requirements or in case we would need to adapt our processing practices because of new services that EUBrasil would launch. Any such changes will be posted on this website and will be effective upon posting.