Privacy policy

Varela & Ca, Lda., having its registered office at Rua de Lisboa, Ed. Varela s/n, 9500-216 Ponta Delgada (Portugal), VAT No. and Fiscal No. 512004854 (hereinafter, "WAYZOR"), manager of the website (hereinafter, the "Website"), hereby provides the privacy policy pursuant to Law no. 67/98, of 26 October, in its capacity as data controller in relation to personal data pertaining to the users registered on the Website (hereinafter, the "Users").

WAYZOR takes the outmost account to the privacy rights and to the protection of its Users’ personal data. Users may contact WAYZOR for any information in relation to this privacy policy at any time whatsoever using the contacts specified under the following paragraph 7.

1. Purposes of data processing

The Users’ personal data will be processed by WAYZOR for the following processing purposes:

  1. contractual obligations (Article 6, letter a) of the Portuguese Data Protection Code), i.e. in order to give execution to the general conditions of the Website, being accepted by the User during the registration process. Subject to the User giving WAYZOR a specific and optional consent to its data processing for marketing purposes pursuant to the following paragraph 2, any contact data (name, surname, electronic mail address, phone number) will be used by WAYZOR for the sole purpose of ascertaining the identity of the relevant User (also by means of validation of the electronic e-mail address), avoiding frauds or infringements, and contact the User only for services reasons;

  2. legal obligations (Article 6, letter b) of the Portuguese Data Protection Code), or in order to fulfill obligations provided by the law or the European laws and regulations.

Providing the personal data for the processing purposes specified above is optional but necessary, since failing to provide the same imply the impossibility to register to the Website. A star in the registration form identifies the personal data, which are necessary for purporting the processing purposes described under this paragraph 1.

2. Further purposes of processing: marketing (sending advertising material, direct sales and commercial communication)

With the free and optional User’s consent, some User’s personal data (name, surname, electronic mail address, phone number) may be processed by WAYZOR also for marketing purposes (direct sale, dispatch of marketing material and commercial communication) or in order for WAYZOR to contact the relevant User by means of electronic mail for proposing to the same to purchase products and/or services offered by WAYZOR and/or third parties companies, present offers, promotions and commercial opportunities.

Giving consent to personal data processing for such purpose is free and optional and, in the event such consent is missing, the possibility to carry on a purchase is not prevented in any manner whatsoever. In the event that such consent has been granted, the relevant User may revoke the same at any time whatsoever upon request to WAYZOR, following the methods specified under the following paragraph 7. The relevant User may also easily oppose to the sending of further marketing communications (by e-mail) also clicking on the specific revocation link for revoking the consent, which is included in each marketing e-mail. Once revoked the consent, WAYZOR will send to the User an electronic mail message in order to confirm that the consent has been actually revoked.

A WAYZOR hereby informs that, following the exercise of the right to object to the sending of marketing communications, it could be possible due to technical issues (i.e. sending list already completed a little before the receipt by WAYZOR of the objection request) the relevant User continues receiving further marketing messages. In the event that the relevant User continues receiving marketing messages once elapsed 72 hours from the exercise of the objection right, please flag such issue to WAYZOR, using the contacts specified under the following paragraph 7.

3. Processing methods

Users’ personal data processing will be carried out by manual and IT instruments, applying logics strictly connected to the purposes and, in any case, so that the safety and confidentiality of the relevant data is guaranteed.

4. Data disclosure and dissemination

WAYZOR employees and/or workers appointed to manage personal data may become aware of any Users’ personal data. Such subjects, who are formally appointed by WAYZOR as “persons in charge for the processing”, will process the relevant User’s data exclusively for the purposes specified under this policy and in compliance with the provisions of the Portuguese Data Protection Code.

Furthermore, third parties which may process personal data for the account of WAYZOR may become aware of any Users’ personal data in their capacity as “data processors”, such as, including, but not limited to, providers of logistics and IT services functional for the Website operational, outsourcing or cloud computing services providers, professionals and advisors, companies entrusted with the sending of marketing e-mails for the account of  WAYZOR.

Any users have the right to obtain a list of the data processors (if any) appointed by WAYZOR upon a specific request to be made to WAYZOR following the modalities specified under the following paragraph 7.

5. Data subjects’ rights

Pursuant to Article 10 of the Portuguese Data Protection Code, WAYZOR hereby informs that any Users has the right to obtain the indication of (i) the information of the data controller or, if applicable, the identity of the representative; (ii) the purposes and methods of the processing; (iii) the data recipients or categories of recipients of the data; (iv) the optional nature or mandatory nature of the query, as well as the consequences of not answering; and, (v) the conditions to exercise the rights of access, rectification, as long as necessary, considering the specific circumstances of the data processing in order to secure a loyal processing of the same.  Furthermore, data subjects have the right to obtain: a) updating, rectification or, where interested therein, integration of the data; b) erasure, anonymization or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed; c) certification to the effect that the operations as per letters a) and b) have been notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected. Users have the right to object, in whole or in part:  a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection; b) to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, where it is carried out for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct selling or else for the performance of market or commercial communication surveys.

6. Security and Confidentiality

To ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data collected online by WAYZOR, it will use protected databases, among others, suitable firewalls and passwords, in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Law and other legal terms. Access to personal data is only allowed to authorized employees who have an effective need to use the data and who have been prepared to handle this data in an appropriate manner in accordance with the principles of security and confidentiality. Data breaches made by WAYZOR employees may result in disciplinary action. Compliance with standards and procedures by the WAYZOR team is monitored and verified periodically. Although WAYZOR cannot completely exclude the possibility of loss, fraudulent use or alteration of data, it intends with these measures to avoid such adverse effects.

7. How to contact WAYZOR related with Privacy and Data Protection matters

Users may exercise their rights by contacting WAYZOR through the following methods: i) sending a registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt to the address indicated by WAYZOR, ii) sending email to the following email address [*].