Privacy Policy- Openscience - Lisbon

Cooperativa de Ensino Universitário – CEU Crl. is committed to respecting the privacy of its users. Users, by sending information through the website openscience-lisbon, declare and ensure they have the power and the ability to send that information.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The General Data Protection Regulation in force lays down rules regarding personal data protection and processing.

1. Data Controller’s Identity and Contact Details

Cooperativa de Ensino Universitário

Address: Rua de Santa Marta 56, 1169-023 Lisboa


Data Protection Officer:

2. Data collected

Users do not need to supply any personal data when using the website of openscience-lisbon as guests. User personal data is only collected when users subscribe any of the features available and indispensable for CEU to provide information or service.

Direct data collection

  • Category
  • Professional name
  • Professional email
  • Position
  • Research Centre
  • Main research field
  • Research interests

Your data will be disseminated on the website openscience-lisbon so that other researchers (registered on the website – all national and international researchers) may know your work and be able to contact you.

Indirect data collection

Cooperativa de Ensino Universitário, through Google Analytics, collects the following aggregated data:

  • Geographical location (city, country),
  • language
  • type of device
  • operating system
  • browser;
  • provider,
  • age;
  • gender;
  • access date and time
  • reference data,
  • IP-address;

Cooperativa de Ensino Universitário will monitor all statistical information regarding the use of the website as aggregated and anonymous data. The data used for this purpose do not include personal identification or private information.

Analyses conducted based on the data will be carried out to interpret website use patterns and improve service standards and user satisfaction. That information may be disseminated to third parties or to the public.

Cooperativa de Ensino Universitário uses cookies on its website in order to improve performance and user browsing experience.

Cookies are text files saved on your computer or mobile device through your browser. They save only generic information regarding user utilization preferences, allow accessing to specific areas on the website and provide a faster and more efficient navigation, eliminating the need to introduce the same information several times.

By clicking the cookies banner or by using the website, the user consents to the use of cookies in the above-mentioned devices, which may nevertheless be controlled and managed by the user.

Using the browser, any user may accept, block, or delete cookies, namely through changing the preferences on the use of cookies. At any moment, users may decide they wish to be notified on the use of cookies, as well as block or inhibit cookies. If you inhibit or block cookies, you may not be able to access some areas on the website.

Cooperativa de Ensino Universitário may also use web beacons (including conversion pixels) or other technologies for similar uses as those referred above, include them on the website, in marketing emails or in its Newsletters in order to determine whether the messages have been open or if the available links have been clicked on. Web beacons do not place information on user devices but can, together with the cookies, allow monitoring website activity. Conversion pixels are codes located on a web page that are activated when someone visits that page.


Service provision.


Your data will be disseminated on the website openscience-lisbon so that other researchers (registered on the website – all national and international researchers) may know your work and be able to contact you.

5. How long will we store your data

Data will be saved until the data subject requests that they be deleted and for a maximum of 3 years without further confirmation that the data are up to date.

6. Dissemination of data

 Dissemination of your data on the website openscience-lisbon.

7. Data transfer

We do not transfer data to entities in countries that do not comply with GDPR.

8. What measures have been implemented to protect your data from unauthorized access, change or deletion?

Cooperativa de Ensino Universitário takes the necessary measures legally required to ensure the protection of user data collected from its website openscience-lisbon. These measures ensure offline security of the data.

The following technical and organizational measures, among others, have been implemented to ensure personal data confidentiality: physical security (through access control), logical separation of data, access passwords and access levels, firewalls and anti-virus software. The data are kept encrypted.

9. Your rights

All personal data will be processed pursuant to terms laid down in Regulation UE 2016/679 of the European Parliament and European Council. Personal data subjects have the right to free and unrestricted access to data, to confirm, rectify, delete or block data they have supplied, and may be able to do so in writing, either personally in our facilities or via email at any time and at no cost.

Data Subjects have the right to withdraw consent at any time by sending an email to

The data subject has the right to complain to Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados or any other supervisory authority.