Use of the ABPD website is governed by the terms and conditions below, and is subject to Portuguese law. ABPD reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions of use of this site without notice.

This site is intended to provide information of a general and informative nature, whose accuracy or up-to-dateness is not guaranteed. Users of the site should not therefore regard the information or contents thereof as legal advice.

The contents of this site should not be taken to be advertising or a proposal for services or legal advice.

The reproduction or permanent storage of the content of this site, or the placing of links directed at other websites, without the prior written permission of ABPD is not authorised. Such content is only permitted to be downloaded and stored temporarily for viewing purposes.

All intellectual property rights relating to this website are the exclusive property of ABPD.

Our cookie policy

We aim to ensure and protect privacy and to comply with the related legal obligations. Our Privacy and Cookie Policy describes how we process any personal information that is provided to us when you use this site. It also describes how we use internet cookies and some of the security measures we adopt to protect your privacy, as well as providing guarantees about what you may not do.

The information we collect and how we will use it

When you register on our website, we collect the information that you choose to use to complete the forms on it. We gather this information so that we can process your requests and efficiently manage any transactions, as well as using it to develop and improve our services. We may use aggregated information for the purpose of monitoring the use of our services and to help us develop and improve our website. The aggregated information and statistics do not, however, include details that can be used to identify you.

We may have received personal information from other companies and organisations (for example, for marketing purposes) and we rely on such third parties to obtain your permission for us to use this information.


We use cookies on this site. A cookie is a small text file that identifies your computer on our server. Cookies as such do not enable identification of an individual user, only the computer used. Cookies are not used to collect personal information.

You may at any time configure your computer to accept all cookies, or to notify you when a cookie is generated, or not to receive any cookies. The way this is done varies depending on the web browser you use. Please refer to the “Help” function of your browser. If you accept cookies, they can remain on your computer for many years unless you delete them. If you turn off cookies you may be limited in the use of websites in general. Below we give a list of the main cookies we use, and what their functions are.

The cookies we use

  • PHPSESSID This cookie is essential and allows the site to respond to any action you make on the site, such as completing a form. The site may not function correctly if this cookie is not used.
  • xms_user This cookie is used by backoffice users. The site functions correctly if this cookie is not used.

Cookie control

Web browsers allow you to exercise some control of cookies through your browser settings. Most browsers enable you to block cookies or block cookies from specific websites. Browsers can also help you to clear cookies when you close the browser. However, you should note that this may mean that any opt-outs or preferences defined on the website will be lost. To learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies were created and how to manage and delete them, visit which includes information on how to manage your settings for various browser suppliers.

Plugins we use that use cookies

The following plugins are installed on this site which use cookies that are only controlled by each plugin: Google Analytics, Tag Manager, Addthis, Google Maps.

Google Analytics browser opt-out

To provide visitors with greater choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the site visit should not be sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not prevent information from being sent to the site itself or to other web analytics services. You can find out more about the Google Analytics Browser Opt-out Add-on here.

Acceptance of these terms

By using this site you agree to the collection and use of your information as set forth in this Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy. If we change our privacy or cookies policy in any way, those changes will be published on this site.

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