Privacy policy

Welcome to the Privacy Policy at

The privacy policy described below offers you an overview of how we treat your data and your rights in this matter, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council – General Regulation on the Data Protection (GDPR) – and other applicable legislation on privacy and data protection, including local legislation that complements the GDPR. The specific data that will be processed, processed and the way they will be used, depend to a large extent on the services you have requested and agreed with you.

1. Who is responsible for data processing and who can I contact?

The entity responsible for the processing of personal data is:

Municipality of Vila Nova de Famalicão
Alvaro Marques Square
4764-502 Vila Nova de Famalicão

You can contact our Data Protection Officer at:

Municipality of Vila Nova de Famalicão
Alvaro Marques Square
4764-502 Vila Nova de Famalicão

2 – What information do we collect?

We tried to keep the process as simple as possible, but if you are not familiar with terms like cookies, IP addresses, javascript and browsers, you can read an explanation of some of these topics on google here.

We may store various types of information according to the features we intend to provide:

Information provided by the user
Location information
Local storage
Cookies and similar technologies.
The use of Cookies on the website and its functionalities
Permanent cookies: these are cookies that are stored at the browser level on your access devices (PC, mobile and tablet) and that are used whenever you make a new visit to one of our websites. They are generally used to direct navigation to the user’s interests, allowing us to provide a more personalized service.

Session cookies: are temporary cookies that remain in your browser’s cookie file until you leave the website. The information obtained by these cookies is used to analyze traffic patterns on the web, allowing us to identify problems and provide a better browsing experience.

Strictly necessary cookies Allow you to browse the website and use your applications, as well as access secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, the services you have requested cannot be provided.

Analytical Cookies They are used anonymously for the purpose of creating and analyzing statistics, in order to improve the functioning of the website.

Functionality Cookies Keep the user’s preferences regarding the use of the website, so that it is not necessary to configure the website again each time you visit it.

Third Party Cookies Measure the success of applications and the effectiveness of third party advertising. They can also be used to customize a widget with user data.

Advertising Cookies Target advertising according to the interests of each user, in order to target advertising campaigns taking into account the tastes of users, and in addition, they limit the number of times you see the ad, helping to measure effectiveness advertising and the success of the website organization.

3 – How can you manage cookies?

All browsers allow the user to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely by selecting the appropriate settings in the respective browser. You can configure cookies in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser.

Note, however, that by disabling cookies, you can prevent some services on the website from functioning properly, affecting, partially or totally, navigation on the website.

4. Who has access to my data?

The data you provide on the website will be accessible only by personnel directly to the company MUNICÍPIO DE VILA NOVA DE FAMALICÃO and only for the specific purposes of use.

5 – Phishing

“Phishing” is a skill created to steal your personal information. on you will never ask for your username and password, your credit card number or other personal information by email. Therefore, if you receive an email that appears to be from us asking you to provide any personal information, do not reply and immediately contact the site administrator

6 – Right to be forgotten

How can I remove information about my account at Send an email to the site administrator indicating your username and communicating your intention to permanently remove your account from our database. Later you will receive an email from us to validate that intention, and at the end of the process you will receive an email informing you of the final removal from your account.

7. Changes to the Privacy Policy

MUNICIPALITY OF VILA NOVA DE FAMALICÃO may change this privacy policy at any time and without prior notice. The changes will be duly published at