Privacy Policy

ATP – Associação Turismo de Portimão, hereinafter referred to as ATP, an entity headquartered at Edifício da Antiga Lota 8500-300 Portimão, recognizes the importance of protecting your personal data, whatever its nature and meets the requirements established by the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force on 25 May 2018, in all Member States of the European Union, so we have developed a set of security measures that aim to achieve this goal.
This privacy policy clarifies website users about our privacy and personal data protection practices and reiterates the authorizations given to us, with regard to the collection, use and processing of personal data, at the time of registration. on the website as a user.
This privacy policy clarifies website users about our privacy and personal data protection practices and reiterates the authorizations given to us, with regard to the collection, use and processing of personal data, at the time of registration. on the website as a user.


ATP is authorized to collect personal data. The user’s personal data are data relating to the name, email address, address and mobile phone. ATP – Associação Turismo de Portimão is responsible for processing the data and the purpose of the processing is to market and promote the territory’s tourist offer. The website is not for profit, and there is no commercial or other interest in the selection of the contents presented. The permanence and use of the website by the visitor/user implies the acceptance of its terms and conditions, without any reservation, so if you do not agree with them, you must immediately stop browsing. ATP reserves the right, at any time, to change the presentation and configuration of the website, as well as its terms and conditions of use and the policy for processing personal data, and the visitor/user must therefore whenever access the Website, previously consult these terms and conditions. Additional information can be obtained from ATP, via the email


All contents of the Website, namely, texts, photographs, images, illustrations, drawings, graphics, engravings, brands, logos, advertising, audio or video materials, web design and the software or any other distinctive signs susceptible of commercial and industrial use, are protected under the general terms of law and by the legislation on intellectual and industrial property, copyright and related rights, and cannot be used outside the Website without the prior written consent of ATP. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the user may download or copy the contents of the Website strictly for their personal use.
ATP reserves the right to take legal action against the authors of any copying, reproduction or other unauthorized use of the Website content by third parties.


This Policy thus establishes the basis on which any personal data obtained or provided by the respective holders is processed on this website. The term “personal data”, as used in this Policy, refers to certain information such as name, email address or any other information that can be used to identify the subject. provide personal information.


By registering on the Visit Portimão Website and/or providing any personal data, the data subject is freely giving his explicit consent so that the personal data submitted can be processed for the purposes and under the terms described in this Policy and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations relating to personal data.


The processing of personal data consists of an operation or set of operations carried out on personal data or sets of personal data, through automated means or not, namely the collection, registration, organization, structuring, conservation, adaptation, retrieval, consultation, use or destruction.


This website is the exclusive property of ATP, which is the entity responsible for processing the personal data obtained or provided on the website www.visitPortimã Contact can be made via the email address:


Personal data collected on the website are processed within the scope of promoting the Destination and providing information to users wishing to know and/or visit Portimão. Personal data may also be processed to respond to questions, suggestions or complaints submitted by the respective holder.


Under the terms and for the purposes of the provisions of articles 13 to 22 of the RGPD, ATP informs that any data in its possession can be consulted, limited in its treatment, rectified (due to inaccuracy, inaccuracy or incompleteness) by the respective data subject and, if the processing is based on consent, the data subject also has the right to request the deletion of data whose treatment does not fit into one of the legal situations provided for in article 6, paragraph 1, items b) to f) of the GDPR.
ATP further informs that, in cases where the processing depends on consent, the data subject has the right to withdraw his consent at any time. The withdrawal of consent does not compromise the lawfulness of the treatment carried out on the basis of the consent previously given.
The data subject also has the right to object to the further processing of their personal data, to be informed, upon request, about the purposes of the treatment, the categories of data involved, the identity of the recipients to whom they have been disclosed. and the period of storage of your personal data, as well as to receive the personal data that concerns you and that you have provided and send them to another person responsible for the treatment.


ATP may use subcontractors for the maintenance, accommodation and management of its IT systems and equipment, under the terms allowed by the legislation, which regulates the processing of personal data, and these entities are obliged to maintain secrecy and guarantee security in relation to the data of the users of the website and the platforms managed by ATP, to which, for this purpose, they have access, not being able to use this data for any other purposes, or for their own benefit, nor relate them to other data they have.


The period of time during which personal data are stored and kept varies according to the purpose for which the information is processed.

ATP retains personal data only for as long as is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was provided or to fulfill any contractual or legal obligations to which it is bound.
Thus, and whenever there is no specific legal requirement, the data will only be kept for the minimum period necessary for the pursuit of the purposes that motivated their collection or subsequent processing, under the terms defined by law.


Os menores de 16 anos deverão obter autorização dos pais ou tutores antes de acederem ou disponibilizarem dados pessoais no Website. A responsabilidade na identificação dos conteúdos e páginas a que os menores de 16 anos acedem é dos seus pais ou tutores legais.


Without prejudice to being able to submit complaints directly to ATP through the contacts made available for this purpose, the data subject can complain directly to the National Data Protection Commission (CNPD), which is the Control Authority in Portugal, using the contacts made available by this entity for this purpose.


ATP fully respects the right to privacy of users of the Website, which is why, as a matter of principle, it does not capture or use navigation information associated with the identification of its visitors, limiting itself to the collection of information of a personal nature that is voluntarily provided by the visitors/users, and they are used exclusively for the purposes for which they are intended.

In addition to the above, it is important to clarify that the Website collects and uses the following information, in line with the provisions on cookies:

the user’s country of origin, in order to improve the harmony between their goals and interests and the information that is shown;
the one expressly indicated by the user about contents and other pages, which he can then organize in order to create a plan for his visit, and which are saved between visits (for users with cookies or with login), and in this way, the Website may provide a support service for planning a trip to Portimão;
expressly indicated by the user about their profile and interests, in order to show the contents that best identify with the visitor;
identification of the visitor who registers, subscribes to newsletters or requests information, regardless of the computer used, creating a login consisting of an e-mail address and a password.

Any type of interaction with the Website will be recorded for the purposes of quality control, namely, but not exclusively, that which is submitted for the purposes of registration, requests for information and hobbies.

The updating and rectification of personal data can be carried out on the website in the Registration/Profile area.

The user can also request the inactivation of his account on the website, deleting the data on “Profile” and canceling the newsletter subscription. history, but that they will not be used by the ATP. If the user wants their data to be deleted, they must indicate this.


ATP reserves the right to suspend, modify or discontinue the publication of all or part of the Website at any time. Visitors/users accept that access to the Website and its channels and services may be terminated at any time, with or without prior notice, and ATP cannot be held responsible for this fact.

ATP will make every effort to ensure that the information and facts contained in the Website are, among those available, the best and most relevant. However, ATP does not give any guarantee, either explicit or implicit, that the information on the Website that is provided, produced or issued by third parties is always up to date and correct, not assuming any responsibility for the consequences, direct and/or indirect, that arise. use of the information provided. ATP therefore recommends that Website users contact the aforementioned organizations and companies directly, in order to confirm the information collected.

ATP appreciates that the visitor/user informs him whenever he finds incorrect and/or outdated data on the Website, so that they can be corrected.


The Website allows and encourages the direct participation of its users, by uploading texts, films and photos, hereinafter referred to as “Content”, sharing their experience in Portimão, participating in competitions or any other channels and/or features created for the website. It is made.

Users who directly upload content to the Website cannot assume the identity of third parties or misrepresent their identity.

The contents entered by users directly on the Website are the exclusive responsibility of their authors, and ATP cannot, in any capacity, be held responsible for them.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, ATP may monitor the content uploaded directly by users to the Website, reserving the right to edit, refuse publication or remove/delete, in whole or in part, the content that, in particular:

a) Do not comply with these terms of reference;
b) Violate any applicable national or international law;
c) Aim for commercial or advertising purposes, or constitute misleading, illicit or unfair advertising;
d) Are not related to the scope of the Website or contain false, ambiguous or misleading information.

By directly uploading content on the Website, users authorize, free of charge and without any kind of limitations or reservations, that ATP may freely use the uploaded content, as it was introduced or with the changes it deems convenient to carry out, on its own. or through third parties, in the way it sees fit, regardless of the support and means adopted. ATP does not guarantee its users that its content will be fully or partially published.

Without prejudice to the liability for damages that may result, ATP may, at any time and without prior notice, terminate and terminate its relationship with the user, preventing/blocking their access to the Website or any of the its channels or functionalities, if it detects a use that does not comply with the provisions of these Terms of Use and Personal Data Processing Policy or is contrary to the law. The user may at any time delete any content uploaded directly to the Website, thereby revoking the use license granted to ATP for the use of that content. The cancellation/deletion of the contents only produces effects for the future, being safeguarded all the effects produced until then.


The website uses a technology called cookies. To facilitate and personalize the End User’s experience with the website, ATP stores cookies on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the user’s computer. Most of the Cookies used on our website will be deleted from the user’s hard drive automatically when the browser session ends (so-called Session Cookies). Other types of Cookies will remain on the computer and allow the identification of the user’s computer on the next visit to our website (called permanent cookies). Our partners are not authorized to collect, use and process personal data obtained through Cookies from our website.

ATP uses some third-party tracking systems, such as Google Analytics, an internet analysis service by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses Cookies (text files) that are stored on the user’s computer and later make it possible to analyze the use of the website. The user can prevent the installation by configuring his browser.


The Website contains website addresses of companies and tourist entities and other sources of information that may be of interest to the visitor/user. ATP declines any responsibility with regard to the information provided by these websites, or in the control over the personal data processing policy and security of these websites.


ATP reserves the right, at any time, to make adjustments or changes to these Terms of Use and Personal Data Processing Policy, publishing such changes in its own means of disclosure.

Under legal terms, the user is, at all times, entitled to free information about the stored data and eventually to the correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Requests for information, correction or deletion must be sent by email to or ATP – Associação Turismo de Portimão Edifício da Antiga Lota 8500-300 Portimão.

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