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Colunex Portuguesa, SA, (hereinafter referred to as Colunex) is concerned with the privacy of its customers and users of its website.
As part of the provision of products and services, Colunex needs to regularly collect some personal data from its customers, meaning, information related to an identified or identifiable natural person (“data subject”), such as name, tax identification number, telephone number, email address, among others. However, we are aware that the use of your personal data requires a consciously based relationship of trust.

On the other hand, the increasingly regular interaction of our customers through our Websites also requires, in some cases, the collection of personal information in order to use services provided by Colunex, or in other cases, to improve the performance of applications , the collection of data from your computer, through small files known to the general public as Cookies.

The Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy helps you understand how we collect, process and protect your personal data when you purchase our products and services or visit our Websites.

You can obtain additional information or clarify any doubts about this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy, contacting Colunex by the following means:

Colunex Portuguesa, S.A.
A/C Data Protection Department
Colunex Building
Rua da Estrada Velha 932
4585-610 RECAREI
or to the email address: 

Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy

Colunex is committed to protecting the privacy of its Customers in the acquisition and use of its products and services, as well as in the use of the Websites, ensuring technological developments that offer secure online experiences.

Users are given the opportunity to browse most of Colunex websites without having to provide personal information. However, sometimes, information is needed to provide certain services requested by users and customers (download catalogues, etc.).

This Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy helps you understand how we collect, process and protect your personal data when you visit our Websites and when, in general, you use or our products and services.

When providing personal data to Colunex, the Client acknowledges and consents that it be processed in accordance with this Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy and with the rules and principles contained in the terms and conditions of the services used.

To this extent and with regard to the processing of personal data, the Customer is advised to read this Privacy Policy together with the Terms and Conditions that regulate the offer of Colunex’s various products and services. If we intend to make any changes to this Policy, we will post those changes on and recommend consulting the date of the last update, found at the end of this page.



Personal Data means any information, of any nature and regardless of its support, including sound and image, relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (data holder). An identifiable person is a person who can be identified directly or indirectly, namely by reference to an identification number or to more specific elements of his physical, physiological, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity.


What data is collected by Colunex?

Normally, the personal data collected by Colunex is limited to the name, address, telephone number or e-mail, but other data necessary to provide products or services, such as address, taxpayer number, among others, may be collected.

When is the data collected?

In general, personal data are requested when the Customer purchases or intends to purchase one of our products or services or perform certain features on the Colunex Websites.

Colunex respects your right to privacy and does not collect any personal information about you without your prior consent. Some of the personal data is mandatory to provide the product or service. Colunex will inform you of this obligation and in the event of lack or incorrect supply of the required data, Colunex will not be able to supply the contracted product or service. The provision of incorrect or inaccurate data is your sole responsibility.

What is the purpose of collecting personal data?

As a rule, the personal data collected from Customers is intended for the supply of products and services and respective billing, for the management and evaluation of the contractual relationship with the Customer, for the adaptation of the products and services to the needs and interests of the Customer, to actions of communication, marketing or advertising by Colunex and/or third party companies (subcontractors). Your personal data will also be treated to answer your questions, suggestions or complaints.

Who is responsible for the treatment of personal data?

The person responsible for the processing of personal data is Colunex Portuguesa S.A.

Subcontractors and Transfers of Personal Data, including databases and other operations, may, under legally defined terms and conditions, be hosted, shared and communicated to Third Parties.
We can make it possible for you to receive marketing initiatives and promotions, but only if you have indicated in your communication preferences that you are interested in the communications in question.
We may also share information with companies that provide support services (for example, credit companies or courier management companies) and that help us market our products and services, (for example, transport providers). These companies may need information from you to carry out their functions. These companies are not authorized to use the information we share with them for any other purpose.
We may disclose specific information at the government’s request, in response to legal action, if required by law, to protect the rights, property or security of others. We do not provide information to these entities or companies for commercial or marketing purposes.
Personal data may also be made available to the courts and other competent authorities, in strict compliance with the provisions of the law, particularly when they are necessary for the resolution of disputes and for activities related to the protection of public security, defense and security of the State and the prevention, investigation or detection of criminal offenses.
Colunex may also use subcontractors for all or part of the purposes identified above, as well as for the maintenance, accommodation and management of its IT systems and equipment, under the terms permitted by the legislation that regulates the processing of personal data, these entities being obliged to keep confidentiality and to guarantee security in relation to the data of Colunex Customers, and should not use this data for any other purpose, or for their own benefit, nor relate it with other data they have.

How long is this data maintained?

Your personal data is kept only for the period of time necessary to provide the product or service, or to comply with Colunex’s legal obligations (including product and service guarantees) and for the periods legally defined.

What are Cookies?

“Cookies” are small text files that are stored on the equipment (computer, tablet, mobile phone) through the internet browser (“browser”) and that are usually used to retain information about the visit to the website between different sessions (ex: preferences, pages visited, etc.).
Cookies are used by most websites on the internet with the ultimate goal of improving the user experience.

What type of Cookies are used on Colunex websites?

• Operating cookies: allow you to browse the website and use the applications and services that Colunex offers, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services cannot be provided.
• Performance and analysis cookies: they allow easy and individualized navigation, as they keep the user’s preferences regarding the use of the website, so that it is not necessary to reconfigure each visit and allow to obtain aggregated data for statistical analysis and improvement of the website.
• Social Cookies: on some pages of the Colunex website there are components that are made available by third parties (eg Facebook, etc.)
• Advertising Cookies: They allow advertising to be targeted according to the interests of each user, by collecting Internet browsing habits. In this way, the advertising available will correspond to your needs.

Some Cookies used on the website will be deleted from the equipment automatically when the browser session ends, called “session cookies”. Other types of Cookies will remain on your computer and allow you to identify them on your next visit to the website, called “permanent cookies”.

How can you block the use of cookies?

Your browser allows you to manage cookies in the configuration options, and can even block all Colunex cookies. However, by blocking Cookies, it will affect your experience as a user. We put at your disposal the links to the information pages that will allow you to configure your browser:

• Internet Explorer ™:
• Safari ™:
• Chrome ™:
• Firefox ™:
• Opera ™:

Which entities can access the information collected by Cookies?

The information collected by cookies can be used by Colunex, its subcontractors or partners.

Marketing, Publicity and Communication

To inform the Customer about new products and services, Colunex may use the following methods: email, telephone, e-mail, text messages or any other electronic communication service, unless the Customer has opposed it.
In the request for quotation, order or electronic registration, the customer may not authorize the processing of their personal data for the purposes of Marketing, Communication and/or Advertising.
The Client can also withdraw his consent at any time, simply by sending his request to:

Colunex Portuguesa, S.A.
A / C Data Protection Department
Edifício Building
Rua da Estrada Velha 932
4585-610 RECAREI
or to the email address:

Please read the Terms and Conditions of use of this Website carefully

The use of this website indicates acceptance of the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms, you will not be able to use the Website. We may make periodic changes to the terms and conditions, so we ask that you check them regularly, since the permanent use of this website implies acceptance of any changed terms and conditions.

If you have any questions or suggestions or any questions about this document, please send your questions to:

Colunex Portuguesa, S.A.
A / C Data Protection Department
Colunex Building
Rua da Estrada Velha
4585-610 RECAREI
or to the email address:

Despite all efforts made to provide accurate and current information about Colunex, do not assume that all information on this website is permanently updated, nor that this website includes all important data about Colunex.

Unless expressly stated otherwise, users acknowledge and accept that the elements and intellectual property rights (including without limitation copyright, patent, brand of products or services) relating to the Colunex Website and that users receive or access, are the exclusive property of Colunex.
All rights not expressly assigned are reserved.

Personal Use

The contents of this website are intended exclusively to inform its users.
You agree not to reproduce, transfer, distribute or store part or all of the content in any form, without the prior written authorization of Colunex, unless it is carried out in accordance with the following terms:

• Colunex allows you to view your pages on your computer or to print copies of extracts from those pages, exclusively for your personal use and not for redistribution.

Users acknowledge and accept that, except as agreed herein, they do not acquire any additional rights over the content of the Website.
Any violations of these rights will result in appropriate legal action.

Sending comments and observations

The user of the Website accepts the fact that he is solely responsible for the content of any illegal, defamatory, abusive or obscene materials that he sends to this Website, and agrees not to send content that violates any rights of third parties.


The links on the Website that allow access to other Websites whose control is not held by Colunex and which are made available only for the user’s convenience, do not imply the respective approval by Colunex, nor can Colunex be responsible for the content of any linked Website . When using these links, the user does so at his own risk.

Privacy and Security

For detailed information on Colunex practices and policies related to the collection, processing and storage of data from our online visitors, read our Privacy and Personal Data Protection Policy.


Colunex does not provide warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, guarantees of ownership, implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose, in relation to the availability, accuracy, reliability or content of these pages.
Under no circumstances can Colunex be held responsible for any losses, including lost profits and emerging damages, which are directly or indirectly related to the use, or the inability to use the contents and/or information made available through the Website, even if Colunex has been informed of the possibility of such damage occurring.
Included in the preceding paragraph are the limitation of liability provided for all damages caused to the User’s computers, resulting from the direct or indirect, incidental or consequential use of the Website, as well as any damages caused by the spread of viruses, “trojans” and “worms ”, whatever its origin and mode of transmission.

Applicable legislation

These terms and conditions are governed and interpreted in accordance with Portuguese law, and any disputes related to these Terms and Conditions will be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the Portuguese courts.

Firm Details

Colunex Portuguesa, S.A.
A/C Administration
Edifício Colunex
Rua da Estrada Velha 932
4585-610 RECAREI
ou by email: