Last Update: 13/02/2023
In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, PIPECODES is committed to maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of data entered or provided by users of the website:
Regardless of the previous efforts to guarantee the privacy of users’ data, in the event of security breaches, the data may be deleted or shared. Therefore, PIPECODES is exempt from information loss that occurs as a result of cyberattacks or other external breaches, which cannot be predicted or controlled by the company.
Information Collected and Use
We collect personally identifiable information voluntarily provided by PIPECODES users, which will be used to contact or identify them. Personally, identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
When the Data Subject is a candidate, personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
The data collected is processed exclusively for its purpose, having as a framework a reason of lawfulness previously and explicitly identified and validated. For this purpose, it is suggested to consult the PIPECODES terms and conditions.
Principles of Data Use
By subscribing to our contact list, users will be asked for some data, namely, but not limited to: name, e-mail, telephone contact, and company. Your personal information can be used to contact you with informational content, marketing or promotional materials and media, and others.
According to Portuguese law, the user can select whether or not to receive newsletters or other PIPECODES communications, changing the respective settings in the subscription preferences. In addition to the previous one, you can unsubscribe from receiving any marketing content or promotional email PIPECODES, through the available unsubscribe links.
Cookies and Similar Technologies
PIPECODES uses online services provided by the Google Analytics web analytics service, offered in the EU, EEA and Switzerland by Google Ireland Limited Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4., Ireland and in the US by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
The Universal Analytics functionality with Google Analytics is also used, which allows PIPECODES to analyze the use of its online services on all devices. Each user will be assigned an anonymous ID and this is how the system recognizes each user’s ID when accessing the website through a different device. The user ID is not named, nor is personal data provided to Google.
PIPECODES uses Hotjar’s analysis service to help analyze and better understand the needs of website visitors, in order to optimize their service and online browsing experience. This is a service offered by Hotjar Limited, Lever 2, St Julians Business Centre, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta, Europe.
Hotjar anonymously stores this information, and it is not sent to Hotjar’s servers, so neither Hotjar nor PIPECODES uses this information to identify users or combine it with additional data from an individual user.
During the visit to the PIPECODES website, Hotjar saves data from the user/visitor’s online browser and collects the following information:
Through Hotjar, reports and visual representations (called “Heatmaps”) are generated that show where and how visitors to the PIPECODES website “move”, for example, HTML changes that occur when using this website, mouse movements and clicks, page shifts or browser window size changes. Hotjar does not record content or information entered an input field (example: contact form) or sent through this website.
Learn more about Hotjar Ltd. and the tools available at https://www.hotjar.com.
Purpose and Basis of Data Processing
The purpose and basis on which your personal data are processed depends on the user’s condition.
If you are a candidate, your personal data will be collected and processed for the following purposes:
If you are a supplier or customer, your personal data will be collected and processed for the purposes below:
The security of your personal information is important to us. Although PIPECODES follows industry standards regarding the protection of personal information, we cannot guarantee absolute security due to the nature of the process. Remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure.
PIPECODES defines adequate technical and organizational security measures to effectively implement the principles of Personal Data Protection, complying with current legislation, protecting the rights and freedoms of Data Subjects.
The user information will be stored as long as the account is active or as needed to provide services. We will store and use user personal information as necessary to comply with legal obligations and agreements. If you wish to cancel your account, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Data Storage Duration
PIPECODES retains and stores the user’s personal data only for the time necessary. Ensuring, for this purpose, that personal data are deleted in accordance with the retention criteria:
Rights of Data Subjects under the GDPR
According to the GDPR, PIPECODES users have several rights with regard to their personal data. Data Subjects have the following rights:
Data Subjects have the right to file a complaint with the National Data Protection Commission (CNPD) in case of violation of the applicable rules regarding the protection of their Personal Data.
In the event of a personal data breach, PIPECODES notifies the National Data Protection Commission (CNPD), whenever possible within a period of up to 72 hours after becoming aware of it, unless the personal data breach is not likely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons.
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