Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Personal data
The University of Aveiro respects your privacy as a user of its information system (SIUA), ensuring the security and confidentiality of personal data you share with the institution through this way, not collecting any personal information about you without your consent, under the terms required by General Data Protection Regulations (RGPD).

The data collected in forms are intended exclusively for processing user requests and will not be used for any other purpose, always safeguarding their confidentiality, under the terms of the protection conferred by the aforementioned regulation.

The collection and processing of data is the responsibility of the University of Aveiro and its storage is properly protected, only authorized University of Aveiro employees can access the information within the scope of their functions, always being clear in the respective collection forms the purposes for which they are intended. The remaining issues to be considered in this matter will be handled by the University of Aveiro in accordance with the regime established by the GDPR.

Cookies policy
Cookies are small files with alphanumeric information that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser and are intended to improve the user experience and enhance website navigation.

Collection and use of technical information
The cookies used on SIUA are anonymous, and no information about our users that allows their personal identification is stored in them.

The technical information recorded, relating to visits to SIUA, consists of:

  • IP (Internet Protocol) address of the visitor
  • The type of browser used by the website visitor and the respective operating system used
  • The date and time of the consultation
  • The pages visited on the site and the documents downloaded.

Cookies used

Session cookies
These cookies are used to record user preferences, such as the language in which websites are displayed or to maintain authenticated user sessions, and are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.

Persistent cookies
These cookies store information that is needed between sessions. For example, a persistent cookie is set to record that you have been made aware of the cookie policy so that the message regarding this policy is not shown again the next time you visit the website. This cookie remains on the computer until it reaches its expiry date or is deleted by the user.

To learn about all cookies used on SIUA, please see Cookie Policy in detail.

Data protection
The present privacy policy covers the Information System of the University of Aveiro (SIUA), governed by the General Data Protection Regulations (RGPD) Regulation (EU) No. 2016/679, of April 27th, 2016.

Data Protection Officer
The University of Aveiro has a Data Protection Officer (DPO), who ensures compliance of the processing of personal data with the legislation in force, and is available through the following email address epd@ua.pt.