Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Associação Agr - Allgarve Pigeons Race

This privacy policy describes the commitment of Associação Agr - Allgarve Pigeons Race, with the protection of personal data and with privacy, namely the way in which personal data are treated, how they are secured security is guaranteed, for what types of entities they are transferred and what are the rights of the holders, as well as the contacts for the purposes of protection of the personal data and privacy.

1.Framework, scope and general principles

Associação Agr - Allgarve Pigeons Race is a non-profit association that operates in the area of organizing sporting events, with the exploration of the Algarve Golden Race.
To develop its business activity, Associação Agr - Allgarve Pigeons Race generally carries out operations for the processing of personal data of customers or potential customers, website users , partners, service providers and from suppliers. The processing of personal data is supported by the following principles:

  • Transparency and communication – manage information and communication channels with the holders of personal data, in an accessible and simple way.
  • Legality, lawfulness and purpose of processing – guaranteeing the processing of personal data in accordance with the law, regulations and standards in force and only for legitimate purposes.
  • Minimization, accuracy and conservation – processing the necessary, accurate and up-to-date personal data by those who need to intervene in the process; store and preserve personal data based on a specific purpose.
  • Security, confidentiality and secrecy – raise awareness and train employees for the proper management of personal data, information security, the duty of confidentiality and secrecy, both in relation to personal data and information on the Association's activity.


Personal data, according to the general data protection regulation in force, is information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"); an identifiable a single person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier, such as a name, an identification number, location data, electronic identifiers or to one or more specific elements of the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

3.Entity Responsible for the processing of personal data

The Association Agr - Allgarve Pigeons Race is the entity responsible for the processing of personal data, deciding on the types and categories of personal data and on what treatment and purposes for which they are used, as well as on the transfer of personal data to entities third parties, subcontractors.
These, on their behalf, in accordance with the legislation / regulations in force, with this privacy policy and with the rules and specific agreements established with these third parties, will proceed with the respective processing of personal data. Personal data may be transferred to providers of the following types of services: information systems management, processing, payments and electronic invoicing, international agents, commercial promotion and marketing, user experience, consulting, auditing, security, banking, insurance, organizers events and business partners, legal services, transport, among others, as they may prove necessary for the activity and development of the Association's activity.

Contacts: Rua da Estação nº 2, 8900-406 Monte Gordo, Faro
Email address for the purposes of privacy and protection of personal data:

4.What personal data are processed

In general, the Association Agr - Allgarve Pigeons Race collects and processes personal data to enter into contracts related to the organization of the Algarve Golden Race event and its operations, comply with legal obligations and security requirements, manage promotions or special offers , provide information and content in physical and digital media, including the use of the website, sending messages, registered accesses, telephone contacts, managing the relationship with the customer and the respective preferences, the customer experience and managing specific events during the event.

Personal data can be provided by the holder himself, by telephone, by mailing the registration form, in person or by digital means, or collected indirectly through official entities and authorities or business partners.

In response to the different purposes, the following categories of personal data can be processed:

-General identification and contacts – name, gender, address, email address, telephone number, tax identification number and rings;
-Personal data related to preferences, user experience, information for billing and payment, as well as specific customer requirements for the event, collected and related to registration, contracts, commercial proposals, provided in forms and information carriers physical or digital, for further contacts, photographs of general context, in events and campaigns organized by the Association, as well as others that may prove necessary for the administrative, commercial and institutional activity of the Association.
-Data collected from the use of the company's website, namely those provided in the registration form (first name, surname, email, telephone, country, full address, tax number, personal payment information, signature, rings), and others related to the type of use, navigation or cookies, to improve the experience of using the website;
-Personal data contained in confidentiality and professional secrecy commitments, in agreements with suppliers, partners and subcontractors, as well as access and use data for the Association's information systems.

5.Purpose, legal basis and retention period applicable to the processing of personal data

i.Purpose: Commercial management and management of relationships with customers, suppliers and partners (examples: invoicing, carrying out the Association's daily operations, activities and services offered by the association, purchasing, logistics, etc.)

  • Legal basis: pre-contractual steps or Contract Execution; fulfillment of legal obligation; consent where applicable.
  • Conservation period: 12 years after termination of the contractual relationship; later, legitimate interest, legal process, withdrawal of consent or opposition to treatment.

ii.Purpose: Marketing, advertising, event organization, user experience.

  • Legal basis: Contract; legitimate interest; consent where applicable.
    Conservation period: termination of the contract or legitimate interest; withdrawal of consent.

iii.Purpose: Contact management using the company website

  • Legal basis: pre- and post-contractual steps; Legitimate interest; consent where applicable.
  • Preservation period: duration of legitimate interest; withdrawal of consent or opposition to treatment.

iv.Purpose: Information security and auditing; physical security and video surveillance

  • Legal basis: Legitimate interest; in the case of video surveillance, authorization from the supervisory authority.
  • Conservation period: end of legitimate interest; opposition to treatment; in the case of video surveillance, legal deadline.

6.How and with what measures personal data are processed

The processing of personal data is carried out through automatic and manual processes, with the adoption of measures and controls, technological and organizational, appropriate and considered proportional, to protect and preserve them. These measures include management of authentication and access to systems and facilities, monitoring of technological infrastructure, with control of access, misuse and unnatural traffic, incident management through technical support to systems, storage of data with specific security rules, management of system usage profiles, controlled access to restricted information, in any medium, entering into confidentiality and professional secrecy commitments with all staff, and the respective training and awareness .
Depending on the specific needs and requirements of information management, more robust techniques may be used that aim at the anonymization of information or its increased protection, such as encryption.

In the context of the historical archive and for statistical purposes, personal data will, whenever possible, be anonymized, and may be preserved for longer periods, as well as used for main purposes or new purposes, if compatible.

Personal data may be transferred, for the same purposes, to entities required by law or to third parties. The Associação Agr - Allgarve Pigeons Race may also transfer data to

third parties within the scope of investigations, inquiries and judicial and/or administrative proceedings or of a similar nature, provided that this is duly ordered by court order or by order of a state public entity. Given the nature of the pigeon breeding activity, and for the execution of contracts with the participants, data may be transferred to partners or suppliers, as well as to public or private entities operating in the health area, with a view to preserving the vital interests of the participants. In the event that the sharing and processing of personal data requires transfers to third parties outside the European Economic Area, the Association undertakes to act as stipulated by current legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation, within the scope applicable to transfer personal data.

7.Rights of holders of personal data

The response to requests for access and information, obtaining and consulting personal data, updating or changing will be ensured, and the deletion, restriction and opposition to the processing and termination of the automatic processing of personal data for profile management may be requested, in this case. of requests in accordance with the legislation in force. In cases where consent has been given, it can be withdrawn using the contact: .
You may also contact the national supervisory authority for the protection of personal data, if you deem it necessary and pertinent.

8.Changes to the Privacy Policy

Associação Agr - Allgarve Pigeons Race reserves the right to readjust or change this Privacy Policy, which is published on the Association's website.

9.Use of cookies or information related to the use of digital devices

This privacy policy safeguards that cookies may be used and handled to improve the experience of using the institutional website of Associação Agr - Allgarve Pigeons Race, as well as information related to the use of the institutional website to improve the user experience.

What are cookies? Small software tags stored on your computer through your browser (browser), retaining information related to your preferences.

What are cookies for? To determine the usefulness, interest and number of uses of websites, allowing faster and more efficient browsing.

How can I manage cookies? All browsers allow the user to accept, refuse or delete cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in the respective browser. You can set cookies in the "options" or "preferences" menu of your browser. By disabling cookies, you can prevent some services from working correctly, affecting, partially or totally, navigation on the website.