Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy regulates the processing of personal data carried out on the website (also referred to as “website”).

The website user must carefully read this Privacy Policy whenever the intention is to use the website, as it may be modified without prior notice (check the updated date at the end of the text).



Personal data should be understood as information of any nature and support, including sound and image, relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable person is a person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, namely by reference to an identification number or to one or more specific elements of his physical, physiological, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity.



The entity responsible for collecting and processing the personal data of users of the website, namely the categories of data collected, how they are processed and the purposes for which they are used is Associação Empresarial de Paços de Ferreira, taxpayer number 501994335, with headquarters in Rua da Associação Empresarial, 167 Carvalhosa, 4590-872 Paços de Ferreira.

National supervisory authority The national supervisory authority is the National Data Protection Commission (CNPD): Av. D. Carlos I, 134 – 1st 1200-651 Lisbon;



Cookies: This website uses cookies to improve its service. Some cookies are essential to guarantee the functionalities provided, while others are intended to improve performance and user experience. Cookies allow the recording of status information while browsing and when returning to a given website, maintaining HTTP sessions. You should not continue to access our website after the warning about cookies, if you do not agree with their use. For more information about the cookies used by this website and how to manage and modify them, please consult our Cookie Policy.



Your personal data may be disclosed to third parties that assist AEPF in the management of the Pioneering the Future of Furniture event or in the exercise of its activity. If the disclosure of personal data to third parties is necessary,  AEPF, whenever possible, will make every effort to ensure that the disclosure and the intended use of the data are clearly indicated. In addition, your personal data may be disclosed to third parties to:

  • Satisfy requirements imposed by law or by competent government or judicial authorities;
  • Satisfy requirements necessary to initiate or sustain a legal proceeding or the defense in a legal action;
  • Your personal data may also be communicated to the police or judicial authorities, in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and upon a formal request by the authorities, for the purposes of preventing fraud against us (anti-fraud services).



  • Navigation data will only be stored until the cookies expire within the period indicated in our Cookies Policy and will not be used for purposes other than those indicated therein.

The data that you send us through the contact forms available or that will be made available on the website will be used only and only so that we can provide you with the information you request, and as requested, as well as to perform the tasks resulting from the services that may be established between the parties, in the case of purchase of products/services and procedures.

Purchase information: information we use to process orders such as the shopping cart, payment information (credit card number), delivery details, shipping and billing address or customer order number, for the purpose of processing the order, confirmation of payment, delivery of the services ordered, exchanges, and refunds, when applicable.



Personal data collected and processed by AEPF are stored on external servers with limited access, located in controlled facilities.



To prevent unauthorized disclosure or access and to ensure proper use of users’ personal data, AEPF uses appropriate and reasonable physical, technical and administrative procedures to safeguard the information it collects and processes, in order to protect personal data against its dissemination, loss, misuse, alteration, treatment or unauthorized access, as well as against any other form of illicit treatment.

For this purpose, in addition to using the HTTP protocol over an additional security layer that uses the SSL/TLS protocol (HTTPS), its system encrypts information to ensure that they are not subject to interception when transmitted over the network and has implemented authentication / access control systems (login and password) and use of firewalls.



In accordance with the legislation in force, the user has the right to access and rectify his personal data, as well as the right to request its deletion, oppose its treatment and obtain its limitation or portability to the extent applicable.

You can also object to your data being used for the purpose of creating your customer profile; in this case, you will not be able to benefit from personalized offers or services. In addition, you may at any time request to stop receiving communications from us for marketing and advertising purposes.

These rights can be exercised by contacting the AEPF directly

  • by mail: Rua da Associação Empresarial, 167 Carvalhosa, 4590-872 Paços de Ferreira
  • by email: 



We allow connection to social networks, but we are not responsible for their privacy and security policies. We recommend that you check them out.

These are links to social networks external to the AEPF subject to their own Privacy Policies. These networks may record information regarding user activities on the Internet, including on our website.

We recommend analyzing the conditions of use and privacy policies of these social networks, in order to know exactly how they use the personal data of users, as well as the procedure for eliminating or limiting the processing of such data.



AEPF does not knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of eighteen. If you are under the age of eighteen, do not give us personal data. If you believe that a minor has given personal data to the AEPF, please contact us so that we can make every effort to delete this personal data from our databases.



In case of controversy or claim of any nature related to this website, Portuguese law will apply, regardless of any conflict of applicable laws. Without prejudice to filing a complaint with the identified national supervisory authority, the parties agree that all legal actions or proceedings arising out of or related to this Privacy Policy will be the responsibility of the Portuguese courts and agree to submit any dispute relating to this matter to the jurisdiction of the Judicial Court of the District of Paços de Ferreira.



This Privacy Policy is subject to change. The indication of the date of the last update to this document appears in the caption “Date of update”, at the end of this document. Changes to this Privacy Policy will take effect upon publication on the website.

Date of Update: 07/17/2023

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