USE AND PRIVACY
Legal Disclaimer: To comply with the provisions of European Directives, transposed to the Portuguese law, listed below are general pieces of information about this website insperatus.org:
Website Owner and operator: Path Your Way, Lda. Company registered in Portugal under registration nº.510652085. Address: Rua Prof. Bento Jesus Caraça, Nº 155; 4200-131 Porto; Portugal. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The information, materials and logos on this website insperatus.org belong to Path Your Way, Lda., our partners or licensors. Unless otherwise indicated, materials and reports are licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike licence (CC-BY-NC-SA), full details at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/. We make no representation or warranty about the content, including in relation to non-infringement of intellectual property rights.
- You must not use this website:
- to post, share or transmit material which is unlawful or infringes anyone else’s rights,
- for any commercial purpose or in any way which is abusive, defamatory or obscene or which harasses or distresses anyone or restricts or inhibits their use and enjoyment of the website or otherwise damages our reputation,
- to transmit software viruses or code designed to interrupt, destroy or compromise the integrity of computer software, hardware or telecommunications equipment.
- You are responsible for any comments, text, video, audio, images or other content which you post on the website and must obtain any relevant permissions or consents to post this content. You grant us a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free and fully transferable right to copy, download, distribute, transmit and adapt your content and waive your moral rights in it.
- We are not responsible for content posted on the website by users and third parties. The views expressed are not necessarily the views of Path Your Way or our partners. You can report any inappropriate content to us at info@ insperatus.org. Although we don’t monitor all content posted on the website, we reserve the right to do so and to edit or remove content at our absolute discretion and without notice.
- The information on this website is subject to change from time to time and we can’t guarantee that it will always be accurate and up-to-date. We are not responsible for the content of external websites which you link to from this website.
- We don’t guarantee that the website will always be available or free from errors or viruses. You are responsible for installing virus-checking software to protect your hardware. As far as legally possible, we and our partners exclude all liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of using or accessing our website, whether direct or indirect, and however arising, including any loss of data or damage caused by downloading content from our website.
- These Terms may be varied from time to time. If you use the website after any change has been made, you will be deemed to have accepted the change.
- These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Portugal and European Union. The service is controlled and offered by Path Your Way, Lda. from its facilities in Portugal. Path Your Way makes no representations that the service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the service from other jurisdictions do so of their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
- Contact: You can contact us by emailing email@example.com or by mail to: Path Your Way, Lda.; Rua Prof. Bento Jesus Caraça, Nº 155; 4200-131 Porto; Portugal. We will endeavour to respond to all email enquires within 2 working days. Our communication emails: – insperatus.org newsletter. – We reserve the right to send you any other alert or emails from time to time. – insperatus.org members can, at any time disable emails that they receive from the Service, just sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What kind of information do we collect?
Sign-up details: If you register or sign up for events, newsletters or publications on the website, we will ask you for personal information such as your name, email address and other contact details.
Job application details: If you apply online for a job at insperatus.org, we will collect information about you and your experience through that application process.
Feedback and surveys: We may also ask you for feedback about insperatus.org or to complete surveys.
Research: If you agree to work with us in relation to any research we are conducting we will ask you for your name and contact details, occupation and may ask for further information about you as may be relevant to the particular research you are participating in.
Your posts and communications: If you post content or communicate via the website, we may also ask for your name, biographical info and the organisation you may work for. We also store and monitor your content and communications.
- What do we do with information we collect and what is our legal basis for this?
Third party processors: As is indicated below, we may use third party platforms and processors to deliver newsletters, process applications, event registrations, process payments, process surveys, and process any request to update your data contact preferences. In using these third parties we are pursuing our legitimate interest to use third party technology to achieve greater efficiency within our organisation. To balance our interests against yours, we have taken steps to ensure these third parties maintain appropriate technical and organisational measures to keep your personal information secure.
Sign-up details: If you sign-up for us to send you newsletters, publications and other information about insperatus.org, our partners and activities (see “Marketing” section below), we will use your personal information to send these to you. Our legal basis for doing this is your consent. You have the right to withdraw this consent at any time, as explained in the “Marketing” section below. Events: If you register to attend one of our events we will use your personal information to process your application to attend the event, take payment, if any, for our administration and management of the event and to send you any updates or information regarding the event. Our legal basis for doing so is to fulfil the agreement with you for your attendance.
Job application details: We will use your personal information to process your application. We undertake this processing because it is necessary to fully assess your application, and if successful, to take steps to enter into a contract with you (this is our legal basis for the processing).
Other application details: We will use your personal information to process applications you make via the website. We undertake this processing because it is necessary to fully assess your application, and if successful, to take steps to enter into an agreement with you (this is our legal basis for the processing).
If you tender to provide any services, or apply for funding or support, enter one of our prizes, you may be directed to another platform to process these applications. Some of these platforms may be managed by third parties other than Path Your Way, Lda, and further details will be given to you when you start the application. Please ensure you read the terms and conditions of those platforms when making any such applications, as when you submit an application you will be agreeing to the terms and conditions of those platforms. However, we remain the controller of your personal information in this arrangement – these third parties only process your personal information in line with our instructions.
Feedback and surveys: If you agree to give us feedback or complete a survey, we will use the information to improve our work and activities.
Research: If you agree to take part in any research we will use your information for the purpose of that research project or programme. Full details of how your personal information will be used will be given to you at the time you agree to participate; this could include to inform the development of a new prize, project, programme or other initiative, being incorporated into reports or other research outcomes, and may include being publicly displayed on web pages relating to the particular research project or programme.
Online activity: The cookies we use tell us how you use the website and what pages you have visited. In pursuing this activity, we use our legitimate interest of improving the performance of the website, and to help us understand more about our customer’s interests and preferences, and to inform our marketing strategy. Some of these cookies are used for remarketing purposes and, if you agree, will be used to send you tailored advertisements. For more information, see “Cookies” below.
Posts and Communications: If you post any comments on the website, any personal information you agree to provide will be displayed publicly on the website along with your comments.
For all kinds of information collected: Please make sure that any personal details you provide are accurate and up to date, and let us know about any changes. Please get consent first before giving us anyone else’s information.
The nature of insperatus.org’s work means we often work in partnership with other organisations, however, we will not share your information with any other organisation unless we have your permission first, unless we have a legitimate interest to do so (see section 5 below).
We may also use your information to carry out analysis and research to improve our publications, events and activities, customise our website and its content to your particular preferences, notify you of any changes to our website or to our activities that may affect you, to prevent and detect fraud and abuse, and to protect other users.
However you choose to engage with or support insperatus.org, we may retain your information for our own legitimate business interests for statistical analysis purposes, in order to review, develop and improve our business activities. In this situation, we will only keep any personal information if it is necessary to do so, and will always put in place appropriate safeguards, including where possible anonymising or minimising the data retained.
We use a third party to provide data storage and recovery service to backup data that we hold. We currently use Claranet Soho, S.A. (NIF 505304775), dominios.pt, a company based in Parque Multiusos, Areal Gordo, Lote3A, Faro, Portugal. They have their servers hosted inside the EEA.
- How long will we keep your information for?
General principle: We will only keep any personal information that you provide to us for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which you gave us the information and we will securely delete information when it is no longer needed for that purpose, as explained in more detail below.
Events: If you attend one of our events, we will use your information for the purpose of the event, and will only contact you for any other purpose if you have said we can. We will retain your personal information collected for the purpose of the event for 3 years for evaluation and business development purposes to help us understand our audience and reach, and to improve future events.
If you buy a ticket for one of our events, we will also keep your information in order to tell you about future similar events. If you do not wish us to contact you about future events please let us know by writing to us or emailing us at the contact details below.
Consent: We keep records of consent, and any withdrawal of consent, on our files for as long as your personal information is being used in-line with that consent and for a period of 6 years after the consent is withdrawn (unless otherwise requested by you).
Job application details: If you apply for a job or send us a CV, we will keep your details on file for 6 months from the end of the recruitment process. After that point, your application or CV will be destroyed. However, if you are successful in your application, then the information you provide during the application process will be retained by us as part of your employee file for the duration of your employment plus 6 years following the end of your employment.
Other application details: If you tender to provide any services, or apply for funding or support, or enter one of our prizes, and you are successful, then we will keep your information for 6 years after the associated agreement has come to an end, or if the agreement was executed as a deed for 12 years. If the project or initiative has any external funding or support, we may need to retain your information for a longer period to fulfil our obligations under those agreements, in which case we will tell you that at the time of application.
If you are unsuccessful in a tender to supply services or you are unsuccessful in an application for funding, support or a prize entry, once the process has ended we will retain your information for 3 years for evaluation and business development purposes, and to provide you with future opportunities to apply for similar opportunities, funding and support, or prizes in the future. If you do not wish us to contact you about future opportunities, please let us know by writing to use or emailing us at the at the contact details below.
Research: If you agree to take part in any research your personal information will be kept for as long as it is of value to insperatus.org and the wider research community, and for as long as may be specified by any external research funder, patent law, legislative and other regulatory requirements. Research data shall be reviewed at least every 5 years to consider its continued value to insperatus.org, and personal data anonymised or pseudonymised where possible, unless to do so would affect the integrity of the research data and/or its outcomes, or its future value.
To the extent that Personal Data arising from any research is embodied within a research report or other research outcome, it will be retained in perpetuity as part of the published materials.
Research that supports the development of a prize, project, programme, publication or other research outcome, shall be kept for at least 5 years beyond publication or any other research outcome has been completed. If the research is funded or the subject of any other contract, your personal data may be kept for 6 years after the end of the contract or longer if the contract or funding agreement specifies, which could be up to 12 years after the contract ends.
Posts and communications: any information that you post on the website shall only be kept and displayed for such time as the subject matter to which is relates is publicly displayed.
Processing for statistical analysis purposes: This type of processing will only be undertaken whilst we retain your personal information in line with the principles explained above.
If you sign up to our mailing list we will use your details to keep you informed about latest news, posts, programme updates, research, publications, event details, and may request feedback, including our annual audience survey.
If you no longer want to receive marketing communications from us, you can unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time by please clicking the unsubscribe link, at the bottom of our emails or by emailing email@example.com detailing your name and email address.
We use third party remarketing services to tailor advertising to you based upon your browsing history on this website, for more information see “Cookies” below.
- Who else has access to your information?
We may share your information with our partners and with companies who help us to operate this website, and if you register to attend an event or apply to one of our programmes or indicate interest in any other activity detailed on the website, we may share your details with the companies/organisations and individuals who help us to fund, organise and operate the events, grant programmes and other activities. Our legal basis for doing this is to pursue our legitimate interest of being able to work collaboratively with other organisations to operate and administer the event, programme or activity. Some of these organisations may process your information in countries outside the EEA, such as the United States, where data protection laws are not the same as in the EEA. Rest assured that we will always ensure any transfer is subject to appropriate security measures to safeguard your personal data. Full details of these organisations, confirmation of where they would process your personal information, and details of the steps we have taken to safeguard your personal data will be provided as part of the online data collection process.
Comments, blog posts and other information which you post on the website are displayed publicly and can be viewed by other users. Please be careful when disclosing personal information which may identify you or anyone else. We are not responsible for the protection or security of information which you post in public areas.
We may disclose your personal information to law enforcement agencies if required by law (in which case our legal basis for doing this is for compliance with a legal obligation), or to protect or defend ourselves or others against illegal or harmful activities (in which case, our legal basis for doing this is the pursuit of these legitimate interests).
This website contains cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to website owners. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through browser settings.
We also use third party tracking cookies for remarketing, including Google Adwords. These third parties help us to send you tailored advertisements about insperatus.org, that we think may be of interest to you, based on what parts of insperatus.org’s website you have viewed. The advertisements will be shown to you on other search results pages, or on websites within Google’s or any other third party display network. We do not collect any identifiable information through the use of these third party remarketing services.
If you do not wish to receive such advertisements, then you must deactivate the Google Adwords cookie from your account. For more information on how Google uses advertising cookies, and to manage your settings and opt-out of these features please see:
We take steps to protect your personal information and follow procedures designed to minimise unauthorised access or disclosure of your information. If you have a password for an account on this website, please keep this safe and do not share it with anyone else. You are responsible for all activity on your account and must contact us immediately if you are aware of any unauthorised use of your password or other security breach.
- Contacting us, exercising your rights and complaints
You are legally entitled to know what personal information we hold about you and how that information is processed, which includes the right to:
- know what information we hold about you
- ask us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
- ask us to delete your personal information
- ask us to stop using your personal information or restrict how we can use it, for example if you feel it is inaccurate or no longer needs to be used by Path Your Way, Lda.:
- to object to us using of your personal information
- to object to any automated decision making that we may do using your personal information
If you wish to know what information we hold about you, or wish to exercise any of your other rights as detailed above, or have any complaint about how we are using your personal information, then please email us using info@ insperatus.org or write to us at Rua Prof. Bento Jesus Caraça, Nº 155; 4200-131 Porto, and provide enough information to identify yourself (e.g. name and address or any registration details).
If our information is incorrect or out of date, please provide us with information to update it. If you want us to delete, restrict or stop using any information we hold about you, please explain the reasons why you are asking this. If you are unhappy with how we are using your information, again please explain to us the reasons and we will investigate the matter.
You can also write to the same address if you have a complaint about this policy.
You may have heard of internet cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. Cookies allow us to identify you (or, more accurately, your computer) when you visit our website. Knowing how often people are visiting each page of our website helps us work out how and where to improve our website.
Types of cookie:
Necessary cookies help make our website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Performance cookies help us understand how visitors interact with our websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display content and ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable.
Persistent cookies and session cookies
Persistent cookies remain on a visitor’s device for a set amount of time. This means for example that we can identify when a website visitor is a repeat visitor or new to us.
Session cookies are created temporarily and last for as long as your browser window is open, being automatically deleted after you close your browser. These allow us to link the actions of a user during a visit to the website, to provide a consistent experience.
The cookies we use
Details about the cookies we use are set out below. Some of these are third party cookies – see the section on third party cookies below for more information.
insperatus.org-about-cookie First-time visitors to our website will see a small box with information about insperatus.org. This cookie is used to remember when you have dismissed the information box. It expires in 1 year.
Third party cookies
Control your cookie settings
If you want, you can block cookies by changing the settings on your browser – we have set out below the names of some of the major browsers whose help pages explain how you can do this. Blocking the cookies we use can have an adverse impact on the presentation of some or all of the websites. Specific guidelines on how to manage cookie options can be found in common website browsers like such as: Google Chrome; Mozilla Firefox; Safari; Internet Explorer; Microsoft Edge; etc.