Privacy Policy and Use Terms


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Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A.
São Martinho do Bispo
3045-016 Coimbra • Portugal
phone: +351 239 800 300 (Call to the national fixed network)


Use Terms

The access and use of this site is subject to the conditions set forth in the Terms and Conditions.

Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A. shall make every effort to ensure the accuracy and quality of all information on its site, although it does not make any guarantees or assume obligations in regard to the complete accuracy of the information or its being up to date.

All Users accept and acknowledge that the access and use of the site and its content is at their own risk. Neither Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A., nor any party involved in the creation, production or supply of the site may be held liable for any damages or losses, whatsoever their nature, resulting from the access, use, or inability to access the site, even if information is missing, incomplete or inaccurate, flawed due to delay or temporary interruption in the transmission, or for any other error or omission in its gathering, registration, processing, storage and diffusion.


Privacy Policy

Protection of Personal Data

Who is responsible for processing your personal information?
Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A. is responsible for processing the personal information about its employees, customers and/or potential customers, partners and suppliers.

How do we collect your personal data?
Your personal information will be gathered and processed in the following situations:
- When you establish a relationship or propose to establish a business relationship with Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A. and/or
- When you give your express consent to this end.


For what purposes and on what basis may your personal information be used?
According to the New Data Protection Regulation, the use of personal information must be justified based on at least one legal argument for the processing of personal information.
We may collect and use Personal Data to fulfil the obligations arising from the law, for the performance of contracts, to manage trade relations, to assess interest in possible trade relations and for Communication & Marketing purposes.


What personal data may be gathered?
The following sets of personal information may be gathered through the channels and services described in this Privacy Policy Statement:
- Personal Information: Name, Telephone, E-mail, Country, Organization, Curriculum Vitae.
- Website: By using the website you will be providing information about your IP address, the device used, and use details, namely date, time and type of requests made.
- Newsletter: We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails.


How do we keep your information safe?
We use a variety of safety measures and authentication tools to help keep your personal information safe, intact and available.
Although we cannot provide protection against intrusion when transferring information through the internet or website, Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A., our service providers and commercial partners will make every effort to implement and ensure physical, electronic and procedural safety, aimed at protecting your personal information in accordance with the applicable data protection requirements.
We have implemented, inter alia, the following measures:
- Restricted access to your personal information, subject to the “need-to-know” principle and for the purposes arising from contractual arrangements or by your express consent;
- Protection of information technology systems using firewalls, to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information; and
- Monitoring of information technology systems to prevent, detect and deter the inappropriate use of personal information.


How long do we keep your data?
Your personal data is kept as long as necessary for the purposes for which they were gathered.
All personal data will be irreversibly anonymised or deleted in a secure manner at the end of the maximum retention period.


With whom may we share your personal information and how do we keep it safe?
Your personal data is stored on protected servers, ensuring such information is processed following the appropriate security measures, and is only accessed and used in accordance with our security policies and standards.
The email address of Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A. and of the Data Protection Manager


How may you modify or withdraw your consent?
You may, at any time, alter or withdraw your consent with effects going forward.
After you withdraw all of your consents, we will stop contacting you and sending you information for the purposes described in the Privacy Policy Statement.
If you have registered in the Newsletter and you wish to request in writing that your name and e-mail be removed from our database, please send us your request to: responsaveldados@bluepharma.pt or dpo@bluepharma.pt.
If you have any issue related to our use of your personal data, feel free to write us at: responsaveldados@bluepharma.pt or dpo@bluepharma.pt.


Under the terms established by law, you may request that we:
- Provide additional information on how we use your personal data;
- Provide a copy of your personal information;
- Provide the personal data to another entity responsible for processing your request, if it is in writing;
- Update your personal data;
- Delete any personal information which is no longer legal, on condition that a justification is provided;
- Restrict the use of your personal information until the complaint submitted has been analysed and decided on.

Should you exercise any of these rights, we will analyse the request. Please allow up to 1 (one) month for our reply.


Policy on Cookies

We use cookies on our website to improve the user experience.

Cookies are small files that sites send to the browser, being stored on the personal computer, mobile phone, tablet or other device used to navigate the web. They are used by sites mainly to identify and store information on visitors.

Cookies will not cause any damage to your computer, mobile phone, tablet, or other device, and the data stored will not include any personally identifiable information through the use of this site. They therefore have a very important role, as they improve the experience of the users of the site.


What type of cookies does the Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A. website use?
- Session Cookies: Temporary cookies that remain in the cookie folder of your browser until you leave the website. The information obtained by these cookies makes it possible to provide you with a better navigating experience;
- Permanent Cookies: Cookies that remain stored on the equipment you use to access the web (computer, mobile phone or tablet), used when the user visits the site again;
- Strictly Necessary Cookies: These allow you to navigate on the website and take advantage of its applications, as well as access secure areas of our site.


We use the following cookies on our website:

Cookie Provider Purpose Opt-Out/ Refusal
cc_cookie_accpet Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A. Checks whether or not the user has accepted cookies. Not possible. This cookie is necessary for the technical provision of the website.
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Logs information about the user’s activity on the website. https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en


Can I determine if cookies are used?
You can configure your browser to accept, delete, or refuse cookies, by accessing the menu “options” or “preferences”. This may, however, change the way you interact with website. We have no responsibility regarding the use of third-party cookies.

For more information on cookies and their use, go to www.allaboutcookies.org.


Google Analytics navegador opt-out

Innovation Award Bluepharma | University of Coimbra website uses a third-party tracking system, Google Analytics, on its website. This website analysis service belongs to Google Inc., based in Mountain View, California, USA.

Google Analytics uses Cookies and makes it possible to analyze the user’s navigation of our website (example of some metrics: reference URL, visited pages, type of browser, country, language, operating system, among others). The information is collected by Google and the results are made available to Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A. Partnership. These results are exclusively used for statistic purposes on navigation on the website of Bluepharma Indústria Farmacêutica S.A..

To give users a greater choice of how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed Google Analytics Browser Opt-out Add-on. The add-on communicates with Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that the information regarding the access to the website should not be sent to Google Analytics. Google Analytics Browser Opt-out extra does not prevent the information from being sent to the website itself or to other web analytics services. Learn more about Google Analytics Brower Opt-out extra.

You may, at any time, change your consent to use this type of analysis of the website by installing the tool provided by Google, described above, or by setting the Cookies in your browser. You will, however, lose these settings if you change your browser or clear Cookies from it.

For more information on Google Analytics, see the Google Analytics Terms of Service, the Data privacy and security and the Google Privacy Policy Statement.


Links to other sites

Innovation Award Bluepharma | University of Coimbra website has links to other websites which, in our point of view, may contain useful information / tools for our visitors. Our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites, so, if you access another website linked from ours, you should read its own Policy Privacy.

We are not responsible for the privacy policies or content of those websites.

The Innovation Award Bluepharma | University of Coimbra aims to distinguish excellence scientific research at an international level, awarding innovative projects in the Health Sciences field.
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