Privacy Policy

Dr. Rui Fernandes is committed to respecting the privacy and confidentiality of the personal data made available to him and for this reason you will find information in this document on how they are treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation. We adopt administrative and technological measures to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation.

Where is personal data collected?

Dr. Rui Fernandes actively collects personal data through his website at

What is the purpose of capturing personal data?

Personal data is collected from a marketing perspective, with the explicit consent of its holders, allowing Dr. Rui Fernandes to make known his services, projects and other useful information to professionals by email or WhatsApp, as well as keeping in touch with them over time and as long as it is in the interests of both parties.

What is the purpose of storing and collecting personal data?

All information collected by Dr. Rui Fernandes is for your exclusive use. Dr. Rui Fernandes undertakes not to sell, exchange, rent or share to third parties without the user’s consent, except if required by a court decision. The information collected is internally organized in a duly regularized database with the National Commission for Data Protection CNPD and can be used to:

  • Improve our services and products;
  • Improve customer support service;
  • Send periodic information that may be of interest to users;
  • Improve the contents of our website.

How are personal data handled?

The data is collected directly by Dr. Rui Fernandes and processed to send information by email as described above. The data is treated confidentially, being stored in a database with restricted access to employees who need it for the purposes for which they are intended.


How are personal data collected?

Personal data are collected through the website. In the case of the website, this capture takes place directly (by filling in forms where data are requested) and indirectly (through the registration of actions carried out by website visitors that are essentially anonymous but in some cases may allow their identification). The indirect capture includes electronic communication protocols, cookies, embedded addresses, transparent pixels, other widgets or geo-referencing data.


What level of computer security is applied to personal data?

We use physical, technological and administrative security measures to protect information. The data collected through the website of Dr. Rui Fernandes is communicated via an Internet network under secure SSL protocol. This type of communication is not inviolable but currently corresponds to the best market practices. Additionally, the data is stored in encrypted databases managed by Dr. Rui Fernandes and periodic backups of the data are carried out in order to minimize the probability of a loss of information in the event of a failure in the storage system.


What happens if there is a breach of security systems?

If there is a breach of security systems that demonstrably results in unauthorized access by third parties to your personal data, we will inform you by email.


How can I find out what personal data is being processed?

To find out what personal data we are processing, just send us this request by email to


How can I request the update or removal of my personal data?

To update or remove your personal data, just send us this request by email to


Under what circumstances can I not revoke my consent to data processing?

You can withdraw your consent at any time, however, this does not invalidate the legality of the treatments carried out up to that moment. Additionally, the processing of your data may be necessary for the execution of a contract for the provision of services or of another nature in force or in other situations where the legal obligations to which Dr. Rui Fernandes is subject prevent it.


What other data can be captured?

Dr. Rui Fernandes website uses cookies to ensure a better user experience and also third-party cookies, such as Google and Facebook, for traffic measurement and analysis. These cookies may store some information that allows us to identify a website visitor. Visitors can, however, configure their Internet browser not to accept cookies, if they so wish. Additionally, web server logs can record visitor information such as browser, operating system, device including brand, model and version, origin of visit (referrer), access date/time, IP address, Internet service provider and geographic area of access. This information is used for statistical purposes and to improve the experience of using the website.


Are sensitive personal data being collected and processed?

Dr. Rui Fernandes does not actively promote the collection of any personal data that could be considered sensitive. In any case, it is possible that personal data of this nature may be sent to us by email, which will be treated confidentially and only for the time necessary for the purpose for which they are intended.


Will my data be shared with third parties?

Data may be shared with third parties, namely with infrastructure providers (server/web hosting service and email) or other providers that we have related to services that you may contract with us and to perform the contracted services. In addition, the data may be shared with third parties in case of any specific partnership that Dr. Rui Fernandes develops with another market operator. In this case, all data subjects will be informed in due course, and they will be given the opportunity to object to this sharing. Data may be shared with judicial, tax and regulatory authorities to comply with legal requirements.


Are personal data of minors also collected?

All data collection that is carried out is not aimed at minors, because the type of content that is disclosed is essentially relevant for professionals. If you suspect that we collect data from someone under the age of 18, please contact us via email


What happens to the personal data transmitted in connection with contact requests or proposals?

Those interested in obtaining information about Dr. Rui Fernandes, about our services or even service proposals may share personal data through the website or email. These data will be used exclusively in the context of the processes they are intended for.


What happens to the personal data transmitted through the presence of Dr. Rui Fernandes on social networks?

The data will be used exclusively within the scope of the processes for which they are intended, namely to provide clarifications and information regarding the queries addressed to us.


What is the period of retention of personal data?

Statistical data are kept in a way that does not allow identification of the respective holder from the 2nd year onwards. With regard to newsletter subscribers’ data, since this is a subscription associated with the periodic sending of information by email, the data is kept as long as the subscriber does not request their removal.


Can this privacy policy change?

Yes, depending on the evolution of legislation and technology, it is possible that the current privacy policy of Dr. Rui Fernandes may be changed. All changes will be reflected in this document available online.


Do you have any questions about this privacy policy?

For questions please contact us via email at This privacy policy aims to comply with the provisions of Regulation no. 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016.