Terms & Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Hugo Maia Design operates the www.hugomaiadesign.com website, which provides the SERVICE.

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Service.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at www.hugomaiadesign.com , unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

1. The Information we collect

We collect different types of information from or through the Website. The legal bases for Hugo Maia Design processing of personal data are primarily that the processing is necessary in order to ensure hugomaiadesign legitimate interests, which are further explained in the section “How We Use the Information We Collect” of this Policy. We may also process data upon your consent, asking for it as appropriate

  • User-provided Information. When you use our Website,you may provide and we may collect Personal Data. Examples of Personal Data include name, email address, mailing address, mobile phone number, and Postal Code.
  • “Automatically Collected"Information. When a User visit Hugo Maia Design website, we may automatically record certain information from the User’s or Visitor’s device by using various types of technology, including cookies, “clear gifs" or “web beacons.” This “automatically collected" information may include IP address or other device address or ID, web browser and/or device type, the pages or other content the User views or interacts with on the Website and the dates and times of the visit. We also may use these technologies to collect information regarding a User’s interaction with email messages, such as whether the Visitor or User opens, clicks on, or forwards a message. This information is gathered from all Users.

    2. How We Use the Information We Collect

  • Communications. We may use the Personal data that we Collect (Name, e-mail, Phone Number, Postal Code) to contact the User after request contact through one of our Forms.
  • Analytics. We use Google Analytics to measure and evaluate access to and traffic on the Webite, and create user navigation reports for our Website administrator. Google operates independently from us and has its own privacy policy, which we strongly suggest you review. Google may use the information collected through Google Analytics to evaluate Users' and Visitors’ activity on our Site. For more information, see Google Analytics Privacy and Data Sharing. We take measures to protect the technical information collected by our use of Google Analytics. The data collected will only be used on a need to know basis to resolve technical issues, administer the Site and identify visitor preferences; but in this case, the data will be in non-identifiable form. We do not use any of this information to identify Users.
  • Promotional-Offers. We use MailChimp´s Platform to send our Newsletters with Blog posts or Offers. From the User´s provided data, we´ll use only your e-mail as the Newsletter recipient. Mailchimp as their own Privacy Policy and an independent Data Management that we reccomend you to check on their Privacy Policy page.
  • 3. To Whom We Disclose Information.

    Except as described in this Policy, we will not intentionally disclose the Personal Data that we collect or store to third parties without the consent of the applicable website User. We may disclose information to third parties if the User consent to us doing so, as well as in the following circumstances:

  • Law Enforcement, Legal Process and Compliance. We may disclose Personal Data or other information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with applicable laws, in response to a facially valid court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant, or to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or other governmental agencies. We also reserve the right to disclose Personal Data or other information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to (i) take precautions against liability, (ii) protect ourselves or others from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses or activity, (iii) investigate and defend ourselves against any third-party claims or allegations, (iv) protect the security or integrity of the Service and any facilities or equipment used to make the Service available, or (v) protect our property or other legal rights, enforce our contracts, or protect the rights, property, or safety of others..
  • Change of Ownership. Information about Users, including Personal Data, may be disclosed and otherwise transferred to an acquirer, successor or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets and only if the recipient of the User or Visitor Data commits to a Privacy Policy that has terms substantially consistent with this Privacy Policy. Client Data may be physically or electronically transferred to an acquirer, or successor or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of assets, or similar transaction, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets, for the sole purpose of continuing the operation of the Service, and only if the recipient of the Client Data commits to a Privacy Policy that has terms substantially consistent with this Privacy Policy.
  • 4. Storage & Protecting

    We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. We maintain appropriate administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorized alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and any other unlawful form of processing of the Personal Data in our possession. This includes, for example, firewalls, password protection and other access and authentication controls. We use SSL technology to encrypt data during transmission through public internet, and we also employ application-layer security features to further anonymize Personal Data.

    However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or store on the Service, and you do so at your own risk. We also cannot guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If you believe your Personal Data has been compromised, please contact us through our e-mail: info@hugomaiadesign.com

    If we learn of a security systems breach, we will inform you and the authorities of the occurrence of the breach in accordance with applicable law.

    5. Data Retention

    We only retain the Personal Data collected from a User for as long as we need it to fulfill the purposes for which we have initially collected it, unless otherwise required by law. We will retain and use information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations and/or resolve disputes.

    6. Data Controller & Data Processor

    All personal Data received through Hugo Maia Design website is handled with SSL encrypted environemnt wich is delivered through the present Forms on Hugo Maia Design Website. Although Hugo Maia Design Website is hosted on "One.Com" servers wich provide the Web and Mail Hosting Services. Hugo Maia Design receive´s all the Data submitted by the present Forms wich are re-directed to Hugo Maia Design Password Protected e-mail box hosted on "One.Com". After Data submission, we delete all Personal Data Records from our mailing box on "One.Com" Servers, keeping them safe phisically on our Safe environment. We only depend on Third-Parties ("One.com") to receive the User Contact through our Forms on the Website, working like a bridge to reach our end. Hugo Maia Design cannot be responsible for any Data Breach on "One.com" behalf wich provides the Hosting and Mailing Service, on this case we´ll alert immediatelly all of our Users that have submitted their personal Data.

    7. Links to Other Sites

    Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

    8. Children’s Privacy

    Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 15. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 15. In the case we discover that a child under 15 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.

    9. User´s Right to Data Portability

    The data subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her in a structured or commonly used and machine readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance... where:
    (a) the processing is based on [data subject consent for the processing of personal data], or [the data subject’s explicit consent to processing sensitive personal data] or [processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract]; and,
    (b) the processing is carried out by automated means.”

    10. Changes to This Privacy Policy

    We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page. By the law you can require that we delete all your Personal Data from our storage and related Services from third-party providers, wich we´ll do in case if you want it, just Contact Us. If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, please use our e-mail for further contact.

    Terms of Service

    1. Terms of Service

    By accessing the website at http://www.hugomaiadesign.com, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

    2. Use License

    1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on Hugo Maia Design's website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
      1. modify or copy the materials;
      2. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
      3. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Hugo Maia Design's website;
      4. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
      5. transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.
    2. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Hugo Maia Design at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

    3. Disclaimer

    1. The materials on Hugo Maia Design's website are provided on an 'as is' basis. Hugo Maia Design makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.
    2. Further, Hugo Maia Design does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

    4. Limitations

    In no event shall Hugo Maia Design or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Hugo Maia Design's website, even if Hugo Maia Design or a Hugo Maia Design authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

    5. Accuracy of materials

    The materials appearing on Hugo Maia Design website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Hugo Maia Design does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. Hugo Maia Design may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However Hugo Maia Design does not make any commitment to update the materials.

    6. Links

    Hugo Maia Design has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Hugo Maia Design of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.

    7. Modifications

    Hugo Maia Design may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

    8. Governing Law

    These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Oporto - Portugal and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State or location.