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The Portuguese League of Professional Football (Liga Portugal), a non-profit collective corporation and of public utility, is committed to protecting the users' personal data. Personal data are collected and treated in accordance with Personal Data Protection legislation, namely the 2016/679 Regulation (EU) of the European Parliament and Council from April 27, 2016, and other applicable laws.
Liga Portugal meets the best practices in the field of security, privacy and protection of personal data.
The legal aspects and terms used in this document were provided by Article no. 4 and 5 of the 2016/679 Regulation (EU).

Definition of personal data

In accordance with the 2016/679 Regulation (EU) of the European Parliament and Council from April 27, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as RGPD), relating to the Protection of a Natural Person with regard to the Personal Data Treatment and to the Free Flow of Data, the definition of personal data includes any type of information relating to an identified natural person or a directly or indirectly identifiable person, such as name, address, email address, age, marital status, ID number, location, electronic identifiers, elements that are specific to the physical, genetic, economic, cultural or social identity of said natural person.

Data Controller

In the context of the RGPS, the data controller is the natural or legal person, the public authority, the agency or other body that, individually or jointly with others, determines the purposes of the treatment of personal data; whenever the purposes and means for data treatment are determined by Union or Member-State Law, the data controller or the criteria applicable to its designation may be laid down by the Union or Member-State Law.
Liga Portugal is responsible for treating the personal data in its charge.

Personal Data Treatment

The necessary personal data collected by Liga Portugal are only applied for the activity management in its charge, which include any kind of activity aimed at the promotion, development and improvement of the existing activities or new ones, which may include several legal, natural or individual persons.
Some of the subsequent treatment carried out by Liga Portugal for archival purposes of public interest, or scientific/historical research for statistical purposes, it is not considered incompatible with the initial motives. In some cases, it may be implemented anonymisation or pseudonymisation techniques to reduce the risk of data subjects.
In cases where it is necessary to obtain consent from the data subject during the data collection procedure, more specific information will be provided regarding the purpose, use, protection, and possible transfer to third parties of the personal data collected.

Liga Portugal Login and Newsletter

Liga Portugal is responsible for the personal data treatment registered in its platform.
All personal data provided in the Liga Portugal Login or in the Liga NOS Virtual App profile are duly treated;
The treatment of these personal data aims to establish a personalized communication adjusted to your preferences. The basis for this operation is the consent that may be directly given in this platform, on other Liga Portugal platforms, or any other platform developed in partnership with Liga Portugal, at events in which Liga Portugal participates or sponsors.

Statistical treatment is carried out anonymously.

Your personal data will be kept as long as there is interactivity on your part, measured by the links sent, use of the platform or opening of the information sent.

If none of these actions occur for an uninterrupted period of two years, any kind communication will not be sent, and the user will be disabled from the platform. After two years from the last interaction, your data will be anonymized.

The registered personal data are treated by Sports Alliance, which acts in this process exclusively as a subcontractor of Liga Portugal regarding the control and hosting of the platform, where there is no type of data transfer to third parties, without the prior consent of the data subject, except when it is imposed in the applicable legislation designated, but not exclusively for the fulfillment of a legitimate order of authority.

Principles allied to the treatment of personal data.

Lawfulness, Loyalty and Transparency

The treatment of personal data is carried out in a fair and transparent manner for the data subject, as it is always ensured the existence of a legal basis to support the data treatment.

Limitation of purposes

For treatment of personal data in accordance with the specified purpose, explicit and in accordance with the basis of lawfulness, no treatment that is incompatible with the final purpose is carried out.

Data minimization

Personal data must be adequate, relevant, and limited to what is necessary for the treatment purposes. Whenever it is justified, Liga Portugal may apply anonymization or pseudonymization measures of personal data to reduce the risk of data subjects.

Rights Holders

Regarding the Personal Data collected to the respective Holders, Liga Portugal ensures that, at any time, they may request to Liga Portugal at, the exercise of their rights, as well as to the following: access, rectification, portability, treatment limitations, treatment objections or elimination under the following terms: the data is no longer needed for the purposes indicated during the collecting or treating procedure, or when the holder withdraws consent, when the consent is the legal basis, or when the holder opposes to the treatment and, in case it is not included the relevant data interests that give legitimacy to their maintenance and the denial of said objection, or when they are no longer need for the purposes that led to their collection or treatment.
The data subject may request the removal of its personal data, whenever they are no longer needed for the purpose for which they were collected and whenever the subject wishes to withdraw its consent, without affecting his request of the previous lawful process.
This request will be fulfilled whenever it does not collide with any legal requirement or contractual need regarding the period of retention of personal data.

Safety measures

Liga Portugal is committed to ensure the safety and personal data protection, having implemented strict rules in this matter.
Compliance with these rules is a mandatory obligation for all of those who legally access them.
A number of technical and organizational security measures have been adopted to ensure the protection of the personal data provided to us against misuse, loss, alteration or unauthorized access, as well as any other form of illegal treatment.