INOVCLUSTER is a private non-profit Association, legally established on 29 May 2009, specially created to coordinate, foster and manage the partnership in order to implement the Strategic Vision and the Action Programme associated with the Collective Efficiency Strategy (EEC) Agro-Industrial Cluster of the Centre, recognised by the Government of Portugal in 2009.
INOVCLUSTER aims to build a concertation platform that involves and mobilizes the main actors of the agro-industrial sector in the processes of innovation, R&DT, knowledge transfer, advanced training, development, production and commercialisation of products and services, marketing and internationalization.
The objectives of the association are the following:
The operationalisation of INOVCLUSTER is guaranteed through the dynamisation of a set of transversal activities, divided into 5 types: Current Operation, Cluster Evaluation, Internal and Member Training, Project Stimulation and Service Provision. The activities carried out under each of the Intervention Units are also included: +Cooperation, +Financing +Incentives, +Internationalisation, +Enterprise, +IDT +Innovation and +Communication.
Legal compliance and good practices in the management and processing of personal data and information security, particularly with regard to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (RGPD) are integral components of INOVCLUSTER's services.
Within the scope of the services that are requested from us, and the activities that constitute the day-to-day running of the Association, we collect and process personal data of Associates, partners, clients, researchers, official entities, consultants and trainers, trainees, whether of Portuguese or foreign nationality.
INOVCLUSTER is the association responsible for the treatment of your personal data:
Address: Zona Industrial de Castelo Branco, Rua A; 6000-459 Castelo Branco, PORTUGAL
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel.: +351272349100
3.1.1. To what end?
To contact him regarding the expressed need for the realisation of the Association's object, national and international projects of associative and agro-industry sector interest.
Through the means of communication possible and available between the parties, namely by email, telephone, surveys to associates, the sector or the general public, or other means of clarification and/or collection of information necessary for the execution of projects and of strategic interest to the National Agroindustrial sector.
3.1.2. What personal data do we process for this purpose?
We may treat for this purpose your name, your business data, such as contacts, logo, description of the activity on the website www.inovcluster.pt, social networks (Linkedin and Facebook) and through institutional catalogues and promoted by INOVCLUSTER.
With prior authorisation provided by entities participating in the programmes/projects and/or within the scope of the contracted services subject to confidentiality and secrecy.
3.1.3. With whom do we share your personal data?
We share with trusted entities project partners and/or by fiscal and legal impositions. Trusted entities are understood to be those entities with which INOVCLUSTER has contracts to handle requirements such as association accounting, insurance, banks, government and Managing Authority entities.
4.1. Use of mailing lists
INOVCLUSTER presents in its associative dynamics the need to listen to its associates, partners, customers, researchers, official entities, consultants and trainers, trainees, both of Portuguese and foreign nationality, for which it creates "mailing lists" whose personal data were previously consented for the purpose in question.
4.2. Social media
Our websites may contain several social sharing features such as, for example, Facebook or LinkedIn link buttons, which you can use to share information from our websites through the social networks of your choice.
INOVCLUSTER in the scope of its associative objective and valorisation of the sector may invite the participation of Associates, partners, customers, researchers, official entities, consultants and trainers, trainees, both of Portuguese and foreign nationality, in surveys aimed at the implementation of projects or of interest to the sector.
Please note that we are not responsible for the collection, processing and sharing policies and practices (including data security practices) of other entities such as, for example, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, or any other developer or application provider, social media platform provider, operating system provider, wireless service provider or device manufacturer, including the personal data they may disclose to other entities through or in connection with our social media features.
In addition to the sharing of personal data indicated for each purpose, we may also subcontract third parties to carry out certain data processing on our behalf, such as the provision of information technology and related infrastructure, security services (including identity and access management), as well as legal, financial/accounting and related services.
Where such third parties have access to personal data to carry out such data processing, we have taken technical, organisational and contractual measures to ensure that your personal data is processed solely for the purposes mentioned herein.
Only if we are required by law, your personal data may be made available to supervisory agencies, tax authorities, investigation agencies and management authorities.
Data stored on internal company platforms is only accessed by duly authorised reliable entities and within the scope of the development of the service provision.
We only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was collected, to respond to your needs or to comply with our legal obligations.
To determine the period for which we keep your data, we use the criteria mentioned below. If several criteria apply simultaneously, we will retain your personal data under the criterion that entails the retention of your Personal Data for the longest period of time.
In any of the aforementioned situations, in the event of a pending legal or administrative procedure, the data will be kept for the duration of the procedure and up to six months after the final decision.
We may also retain some of your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations and to manage or enforce our rights, including through legal recourse.
Upon the expiry of the aforementioned retention periods, the Personal Data will be securely deleted and/or erased.
We treat your personal data as strictly confidential and INOVCLUSTER has taken appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect it from loss or unlawful processing. Unfortunately, no data transmission or retention system is 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you suspect that the security of any account you have with us has been compromised), please report the problem immediately by contacting us via the respective means of communication, telephone, letter, email email@example.com or otherwise.
In accordance with the applicable legislation, INOVCLUSTER undertakes to maintain the secrecy and confidentiality of your personal data and to guarantee the exercise of your rights to:
The data subject warrants that the Personal Data communicated to INOVCLUSTER are correct and accurate and undertakes to notify any changes or modifications to the same and assumes sole responsibility for losses and damages caused by erroneous, inaccurate or incomplete communication of the data.
The data subject is expressly warned that by disclosing Personal Data in public means of INOVCLUSTER such as Facebook, Linkedin this information may be seen and used by third parties.
INOVCLUSTER does not read any personal communication published on its customers' websites.