Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Our commitment at Tribos & Montanhas

At Tribos & Montanhas we are commited to protect the privacy and the personal data from all who in any way are related to us (clients, service users, coworkers, partners and so on).

Personal data are essential to Tribos & Montanhas, business activity, namely to:

  • the offering and selling of its products and services;
  • the provision, control and improvement of the quality of the services offered;
  • the management of human resources;
  • the compliance of our legal obligations.

We commite ourselves to work every day to assure the best protection levels of your privacy and personal data in compliance with both nacional and european laws concerning its protection.

This Commitment Statement we intend to make clear our commitment with privacy, safety and protection of data, assuring that all who deal with personal data in the scope of relationship established with Tribos & Montanhas subscribe and act accordingly.


This Privacy Policy applyes only to the the collection and processing of personal data carried out by Tribos & Montanhas.

At Tribos & Montanhas websites there are access links to third parties websites, not related to Tribos & Montanhas. The share of these links is done in good faith, therefore Tribos & Montanhas can't be held responsible for the collection and processing of personal data carried out by those websites. Tribos & Montanhas can't also be held responsible for the accuracy, credibility and functionability of third party websites.

What it means Personal Data?

When we address personal data we address all sort of information, no matter the type and source, including sound and image, concerning an identified or identifiable natural person.

Identifiable person means any person who may be directly or indirectly identified, namely by an ID number or by one or more specific elements of its physical, physical, psychological, mental, economic, cultural or social identity.

Within its scope, Tribos & Montanhas, merely collects personal data that are willingly given. The data are only used for its intended purpose..

Principles related with the collection and processing of personal data and the rights of personal data

Personal data processing carried out by Tribos & Montanhas obbey the following principles:

  • Principle of lawfulness

    Personal data will be handled if at least one of the following lawfulness conditions apply, namely (i) when the data subject gives its consent or when the processing is required (ii) to the management or implementation of a contracta, (iii) comply with a legal obligation, or (iv) to the fullfillment of the legitime interest of Tribos & Montanhas or of third parties.

  • Principle of purpose/good faith

    Personal data will be processed only for the purposes of its collection except when legally permited and after informing the data subject.

  • Principle of transparency

    Data subject will be informed, clearly and concisely, about all the relevant aspects concerning the processing of theis personal data, namely concerning the processing goal and whether the data will be transmitted to a third party.

  • Principle of proporcionality and data preservation

    Data collected by Tribos & Montanhas will only be available to coworkers and partners who need them to carry out its jobs.

  • Principle of confidentiality, integrity and availability

    Personal data will be processed in order to assure (i) its safety against access or unauthorised or unlawful disclosure (iii) and to guarantee that all data are immediately available when needed and authorized.

  • Principle of data protection since the beginning and by default

    Tribos & Montanhas products and services, its support systems and internal procedures are developed taking into consideration privacy and personal data protection.

Personal data safety

Tribos & Montanhas respects the best practices concerning personal data safety and protection, having adopted a strict programme of policies and rules to assure the confidentiality, the integrity and the availability of the information under its responsability, known by all coworkers and partners.

Tribos & Montanhas General Information Security Policy sets a large group of technical and organizational measures, organized in several safety domains, such as:

  • Logical safety measures

    the use of firewalls and intrusion detection systems, as well as the criation of a data access policy and an operation log system;

  • Other measures

    such as mask, encryption, pseudonymisation and anonymisation of personal data, as well as a group of measures which aim to implement the principle of data protection since the beginning and by default.

    Every time Tribos & Montanhas uses subcontractors or third parties it, according to the law, will be held responsible for the shared personal data and it must assure that: (i) the share of information and of personal data complies with the law, (ii) the share is safely done and that (iii) subcontractors or third parties are legally oblidged to fullful their duties of confidentiality and professional secrecy and to assure personal data safety, not using such data for other purposes, to their own or third-parties' benefit, neither connecting them with other data that they already have.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a site, using your browser, places on your computer or mobile device when you visit it. This will help it to recognize your device the next time you will visit it.

We use the term cookies to name all files that collect information as described.

Cookies we use don't collect data that identify the user. Our cookies collect general information, such as the way visitors reach and use our site, or from which country or countries they access our site, for instance.

Cookies only gather information concerning your preferences.

At any moment, using your browser, you may ask to warned about cookies reception as well as block its entrance on the system.

By refusing those site cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas of the site or may not receive personalized information.

What's the purpose of cookies?

Cookies are used to establish the usefulness, the interest and the number of uses of each site, allowing a faster and more efficient navigation, preventing the need to include the same information repeatedly.

What kind of cookies do we use?

Our cookies have different functions:

  • Essential Cookies:

    Some cookies are essential to visit some specific areas of our site. They allow navigation and the usage of our applications, such as the access to login secured areas of our site. Without these cookies, we won't be able to provide these services.

  • Analytic Cookies:

    We use these cookies to analyze the way users use our site and to control its performance. This allow us to offer a better user experience by personalizing our offer and by rapidly identifying and correcting any problem that may arise.

    For instance, we use performance cookies to establish which are the most popular pages, which is the most efective mean to link pages or to determine the reason why same pages are receiving error messages. Based on the site's usage, we can also use those cookies to highlight articles or services we believe will be of your interest. Theses cookies are only use for statistic reasons and never for personal information gathering.

  • Functionality Cookies:

    We use this kind of cookies to memorize user preferences. For instance, cookies prevent you to type your username every time you visit our site.

    We also use functionality cookies to offer advanced services such as the ability to post a comment on an article. In short, functionality cookies save user's preferences concerning site's usage, so it won't be necessary to configurate it any time you visit it.

  • Third-party Cookie:

    Necessary to measure the success of third-party applications and advertising.

  • Advertising Cookies:

    Needed to target adds according to each user's interests, allowing to limit the number of visualizations. These cookies help to measure the success of and advertisement. However, they don't identify the user.

Cookies may be:

  • Permanent Cookies:

    They stay on the browser level of your access devices (pc, mobile e tablet) and are used every time users return to the site. Are usually used to drive navigation according to user's interests, allowing us to provide a more personalized service.

  • Session Cookies:

    These are temporary. They stay on your browser for as long as you stay on the site. Information obtained allow us to identify problems and to offer a better navigation experience.

How to run Cookies?

Every browser allows users to accept, refuse or clear cookies, by selecting the proper definitions of the browser. You may configurate cookies on menu "option" or "preferences" of your browser.

However, by disabling cookies you may prevent some web services to function properly, affecting partially or totally the navigation on the website.