Effective date: July 30, 2018
CQM ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://cqm.uma.pt website (the "Service").
Data Protection Officer
Dra. Filipa Mota
Telephone: (+351) 291 209 446Address: Universidade da Madeira, Colégio dos Jesuítas, Rua dos Ferreitos, 9000-082 Funchal.
“CQM Member” or “Member” is any natural or legal person who is affiliated with or that works at/with CQM. CQM members will also have an account to be able to access additional functionalities of the Service.
“Visitor” is any natural or legal person that uses the service but that is not affiliated with CQM.
Information Collection and Use
We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.
Types of Data Collected
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you ("Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Cookies and Usage Data
The personal Data collected from CQM Members may include but is not limited to:
- Email address
- Full name
- Phone number
- Cookies and Usage Data
The personal Data collected from Visitors is limited to Cookies and Usage Data.
We may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Tracking Cookies Data
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.
You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
Use of Data
CQM uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain the Service
- To notify you about changes to our Service
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
- To provide customer care and support
- To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
- To monitor the usage of the Service
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
If you are a CQM Member, CQM may also use your data for various purposes but not limited to:
- Provide access to advanced functionalities of the Service available only to CQM Members
- Prepare reports about CQM
- Advertise/Promote CQM and its activities
- Inform Visitors about CQM and CQM Members
As a CQM Member your personal data may also be shared with your supervisor and members of CQM’s administration for the purposes of validation / confirmation.
Since your personal data is also required to access advanced functionalities of the Service relevant to CQM Members, your personal data will have to be maintained on our servers while you are a CQM Member. If are no longer CQM Member and wish for your information to be removed please contact us.
As part of purpose 4 (“Inform Visitors about CQM and CQM Members”) CQM will show some of your personal data on the Service (full name, author name, institutional email address, profile photo and links to scientifically relevant online profiles that you provide) to provide Visitors with ways to contact you and follow your professional progress.
Transfer of Data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Portugal and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Portugal and process it there.
Disclosure Of Data
CQM may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To protect and defend the rights or property of CQM
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
- To protect against legal liability
Security of Data
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
CQM is funded largely through external funding agencies such as FCT, the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia) and ARDITI (Agência Regional para o Desenvolvimento da Investigação, Tecnologia e Inovação). As a CQM Member, some or all of your personal information may have to disclosed to these agencies in order to validate your affiliation to CQM and to comply with the regulations/requirements of these third-party funding agencies and their programs.
We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service ("Service Providers"), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Links To Other Sites
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
- By email:
- By visiting this page on our website: cqm.uma.pt/contact-us