Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Global For You, collects, uses, maintains and discloses data collected, from users (each, a "User") of the http://platform.global-foryou.com website ("Site"). This Privacy Policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Global For You, within the scope of the Global for You Platform ("Platform").

Personal data and other

We may collect personal data from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users activate an account for the purposes of using the Site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on the Site. Users may be asked for, inter alia, name, email address or other personal data. We will collect personal data from Users which activate an account for the purposes of using our Site, to the extent that they voluntarily submit such data to us or authorise us to collect them. Users can always refuse to supply personal data, but that may prevent them from activating an account for the purposes of using our Site and/or engaging in certain Site related activities.

Subject to prior consent for that purpose, Users’ personal data may be updated by GLOBAL FOR YOU pursuant to the respective Users’ data available in publicly accessible sources. Collection and use of relevant data shall in any event be made in accordance with the particular rules concerning and governing those sources.

We may collect other information about ‘Users, namely non-personal data, whenever Users interact with our Site. Non-personal data may include the browser type, the type of computer, access times, referring website addresses and technical information about Users’ means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Cookies

Our Site uses "cookies" to enhance Users’ experience, as well as to assess the usefulness, interest and number of accesses to the Site, allowing for a more efficient browsing.

Users’ web browsers place cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Cookies are text files that identify Users’ computers in our servers, but not the individual Users’ themselves. Cookies are not used to collect personal data. To know more about Cookies, Users are encouraged to visit the website www.allaboutcookies.org or similar sources of information.

The Site uses the following Cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies

  • app-language: Keeps track of the user preferred language for the website
  • user-credentials: Keeps track of the user credentials while logged in
  • user-preferences: Keeps track of the user preferences while logged in

All web browsers may be configured to accept, refuse or delete Cookies, as well as to alert Users when cookies are being sent. Please note, however, that if a User does not accept Cookies, some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Purposes of data collection

GLOBAL FOR YOU may collect and use Users’ personal data within the scope of the management of activities and communications with Consultants and Clients.

How we protect your data

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, involuntary loss, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal data, such as username, password, transaction information and data stored in our Site.

Please be advised, however, that while we strive to protect User information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and there is a risk that such information may be circulated on the internet without security measures and may be in peril of being seen and used by unauthorised third parties. In this event, GLOBAL FOR YOU is not responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your personal data. In the unfortunate event that your "personal data" (as the term or similar terms are defined by any applicable law requiring notice upon a security breach) is compromised, we may notify you by email (at our sole and absolute discretion) to the last email address you have provided us in the most expedient time reasonable under the circumstances; provided, however, delays in notification may occur while we take necessary measures to determine the scope of the breach and restore reasonable integrity to the system.

Sharing your personal data and other

GLOBAL FOR YOU shall not share, sell, trade, or rent Users personal data to any third parties without your express consent.

Users personal data may be viewed by other Users with an active account in the Site, as configurated by each user.

In fact, as from the moment the account of a User is active, User may access to the respective account and choose the personal and professional data which may be available to be viewed and searched by the other Users. Each User may hide any or all of its data. Only the name, course and course year are initially part of the Platform structure.

Accessing and updating personal data, as well as other information

We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal data is correct and current.

You may, in accordance with applicable data protection legal provisions, request the access, rectification, erasure or blocking of your personal data, as well as oppose to treatment thereof, and GLOBAL FOR YOU shall endeavour to do so, without excessive costs and as promptly as practical, unless GLOBAL FOR YOU is required to keep such data pursuant to applicable legal provisions.

Please note that a reasonable period of time may be required to amend, delete or remove the mentioned data from the Site and/or our backup systems.

As permitted under applicable legal provisions, Users may, at any time and within reasonable criteria, request additional information concerning data collection, storage and processing practices, as well as regarding the purposes of the data collection.

For the purposes of the preceding, you may contact us at the contacts provided below.

Third party websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is therefore subject to that website's own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

GLOBAL FOR YOU has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal data we collect. Material or significant changes to the Privacy Policy shall be notified by GLOBAL FOR YOU by any means deemed suitable, including by placing a specific notice or warning on the Site.

Contact and opt-out information

You may contact GLOBAL FOR YOU as provided below if you: (i) have questions or comments about our Privacy Policy; (ii) wish to make corrections to any personally identifiable information you have provided; (iii) want to opt-out from receiving future correspondence, including emails, from us; or (iv) wish to withdraw your consent to sharing your personal data with other Users.

For the purposes of the preceding, please contact us:

  • By email: connect@global-foryou.com
  • By mail: Global For You, Rua João penha, 10 1250-131 Lisbon, Portugal.

We will respond to your request and, if applicable and appropriate, make the requested change in our active databases as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that we may not be able to fulfill certain requests while allowing you access to certain benefits and features of the Site.


This document was last updated on 29 April 2016.