“APA - Administração do Porto de Aveiro, SA”, hereinafter, APA, SA, is committed to demonstrating its firm commitment to and respect for the regulations on privacy and the protection of personal data, in compliance with the applicable legislation, namely, the GDPR - REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27th April 2016, on the protection of individuals with regard to the collection, processing and use of their personal data. The privacy policy applies to all personal and sensitive data processed at APA, SA, which the company has access to through a user’s request, exposure, spontaneous application, communication, complaint or grievance, by any means available for the purpose: website, paper, telephone, fax or email.

It is recommended that you take all possible precautions to protect your information when you provide us with personal or sensitive information.

APA, SA, is committed to implementing a data minimisation culture through which it only collects, uses and retains necessary personal data.

About us

APA, SA, is a public limited liability company created by Law-Decree No 339/98 of 3rd November, which exercises the necessary legal powers of port administration to ensure economic exploration and financial, asset and human resource management of the Port of Aveiro.

APA, SA, guarantees the management of port lands and expansion areas, the navigation channels, bed and margins of the Public Maritime Domain in its area of jurisdiction, as well as the regular operation of the Port of Aveiro in close cooperation with the port community and other public and private entities which play a role in it, provide or use port exploration services and activities which are complementary, subsidiary or accessory to it.

Personal Data Collected

We collect personal data according to the context of your interaction with APA, SA, which may include, among others, data relating to identification (name, date of birth, marital status, number and validity citizen card, TIN, social security number), health and physical condition (health status, physical fitness and sick leave), contacts (address, phone/mobile number, institutional or personal email address), image (security cameras, videos and photos) and financial/payment data (IBAN, income).

We collect only the email address provided by the User when filling out the form requesting to receive our newsletter.

Processing and Use
of Personal Data

The processing of your personal data is carried out within the scope(s) for which it was collected or for objective(s) compatible with the initial purpose(s).

APA, SA does not disclose or share your personal data for commercial, advertising or marketing purposes.

APA, SA uses your personal data exclusively to fulfil the purposes or specific objectives for which they are intended, processes and procedure management and statistical purposes.

Sharing of Personal Data
with Third Parties

APA, SA will only share your personal data with third parties in situations of strict compliance with legal obligations, in the performance of its functions as a port authority or in the public interest, with your express consent.

Personal Data Security

APA, SA uses a set of appropriate security technologies and procedures to protect unauthorised access, use or disclosure of personal data as well as the privacy of electronic communications.

Saving of Personal Data

Your data will be saved for the necessary and reasonable period for the objective(s) for which APA, SA collected it or until consent is withdrawn. The retention period for spontaneous applications is 5 years. The retention periods can be changed, when purposes of public interest or historical, scientific or statistical reasons justify their archiving. In these cases, APA, SA will adopt the relevant retention and safety measures.

Right of Access,
Rectification and Erasure of Persoanl Data

APA, SA allows, at your request, access, rectification, processing limitation and even the erasure of personal data. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data.

If the use of your personal data is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw it, without compromising the validity of the data processing carried out until that moment.


You can also access your data, as well as find out who has access to your data, how your data is processed, what your data is used for, order your data in a portable format and exercise the right of erasure, requesting that the data be deleted by sending an email to press@portodeaveiro.pt.

Electronic Newsletter

The electronic newsletter only replicates the news articles published on the APA, SA website, and does not include any advertising or promotional content. We collect only the email address provided by the User when filling out the form requesting to receive our newsletter. Requesting to stop receiving our electronic newsletter and removal of your personal data, can be carried out by accessing http://www.portodeaveiro.com.pt/registo/sair.php.

Data Protection Officer

For more information on the privacy practices of APA, SA and your rights, please contact the Data Protection Officer, by sending an email to azevedo.mendes@portodeaveiro.pt.

Receive by email only
personalized information
about Porto de Aveiro.

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