Our Privacy Policy

Softway is committed to protecting the privacy of all users of its website, and has prepared this privacy policy in order to demonstrate its commitment and respect for the Personal Data of its users, having also adopted the best practices as regards security techniques and the protection of Personal Data ("Privacy Policy"), as further described below.

With this in mind, please read the Privacy Policy carefully, because accessing the website and providing your Personal Data implies express advance knowledge and acceptance of the conditions contained herein, i.e., if you provide your Personal Data within the scope of this website, you consent to its collection and processing in accordance with the rules set out here.

Softway clarifies that simple navigation or access to the website does not necessarily imply the collection of Personal Data or cookies. Nevertheless, we note that the website also uses cookies, therefore it has a Cookies Policy, which should be consulted.

1. Personal Data

Personal Data is any information of any nature regardless of its format, relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.

To clarify, an identifiable person is one who may be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier, such as a name, an identification number, location data, electronic identifiers or one or more specific elements of physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Through this website, and depending on the purpose as stated below, the following Personal Data may be collected: (i) name, (ii) date of birth, (iii) contact details (telephone and email), (iv) company represented and (v) information necessary and relevant to the assessment of the suitability of candidates for employment with Softway, for example professional experience, academic qualifications (together, the "Personal Data").

2. Controller of Personal Data

The controller of Personal Data for the purposes referred to below is Softway, Desenvolvimento e Comercialização de Software, Lda, entity number 505003333, with registered office at Rotunda das Palmeiras, Edifício CascaisOffice, 1-E, 2645-091 Alcabideche, Cascais, Portugal.

If you consider that any information contained in this Privacy Policy is not clear and transparent or for any other reason that you consider appropriate, you can contact us at the following email address softway@softway.pt.

3. The Purpose of the Processing of Personal Data

The collection and processing of Personal Data on this website is for: (i) the recruitment and selection of candidates and (ii) the sending, upon request by the user, of proposals for services and/or quotes (as well as information concerning the products and/or services of Softway (together referred to the “Purposes”). The completion of a form corresponding to any of the Purposes, and/or the sending of a curriculum vitae in the case of the collection and processing of Personal Data for the purposes of recruitment and selection of candidates, is deemed to be express permission and consent to the processing of the Personal Data provided.

If the user provides express advance consent to the processing of their Personal Data (such consent may, at any time, be withdrawn - see paragraph 5 below), Softway undertakes to carry out the processing of Personal Data only to the extent and for the time necessary to achieve the Purposes. 

With this in mind, Softway does not request, nor does it encourage anywhere, the sending of Personal Data relating to philosophical beliefs or political party or trade union affiliation, religious faith, private life and racial or ethnic origin, or the processing of data concerning health or sex life, including genetic data. If this is provided to Softway, Softway may not be held liable for its processing under the Privacy Policy.

 Without prejudice to other forms of contact with Softway, the non-provision of Personal Data by the user prevents Softway considering it for the purposes of recruitment/submission of proposals and/or quotes or other information, depending on the applicable situation.

4. Storage of Personal Data

The period of time during which Personal Data is stored and kept varies in accordance with the Purposes.

Thus, Personal Data processed for the recruitment and selection of candidates may be kept for the period necessary to fulfill the purpose (for example, if the candidate joins Softway, Personal Data will be processed with the purpose of human resources management; if they do not join Softway, this may be kept in reserve for future recruitment procedures, without prejudice to the right of the owner requesting the deletion of data, at any time, as indicated in 5. below). 

Personal Data processed for the purpose of sending proposals for services and or quotes or information relating to new products and/or services of Softway will be saved for a period of 1 (one year) after the last contact with the owner of the Personal Data, without prejudice to this happening for longer periods when the situation warrants it (and proportionate to that situation), in particular to safeguard the rights of Softway.

5. Right of access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing and the right to portability of Personal Data

At any time, the user has a right of access to their Personal Data, as well as to its rectification, erasure, portability, restriction and/or opposition to processing – The user may exercise any of these rights by writing to Softway, using the address of the registered office or through the following email softway@softway.pt.

Without prejudice to the above, the user will always have the right to submit complaints to the authority with jurisdiction for the purpose. 

6. Security in the Processing of Personal Data

Personal Data will be processed and stored in computers and on paper.

Softway is committed to ensuring the security and protection of Personal Data which is sent to us through the website, and has adopted appropriate technical and organisational measures for that purpose, in particular: (i) protection with passwords, (ii) use of digital certificates, (iii) restrictions on physical entry to the locations of the servers that store Personal Data; (iv) firewalls, (v) secure communication via https protocol.Softway can confirm that these security measures are reviewed and updated depending on the needs and state of the art in these matters. 

If, for some reason, there is a breach of security resulting, accidentally or unlawfully, in destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure or unauthorised access to Personal Data, Softway shall without unjustified delay, and whenever possible up to 72 hours after becoming aware of the same and in accordance with applicable law, communicate such fact to the competent authorities. In the same way, Softway shall communicate the Personal Data breach to the owner of Personal Data, in accordance with applicable law. 

Despite the security measures adopted by Softway, we warn users to adopt additional security measures, particularly ensuring the existence of an active firewall, and updated antivirus and anti-spyware software.

 7. Communication of Personal Data to Third Parties

Softway, within the scope of its activity, may use third parties for the provision of certain services. Such third parties may be located within or outside the European Union. Sometimes, the provision of these services involves access by these entities, to the Personal Data of users.

When this happens, Softway shall take all appropriate measures to ensure that the entities that have access to the Personal Data, are reputable and offer high guarantees in this respect, which will be duly addressed and provided for in a contract concluded in writing between Softway and the third-party organisation(s).

Thus, any entity sub-contracted by Softway shall process the Personal Data of users, for and on behalf of Softway with the obligation to take appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect Personal Data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, disclosure or unauthorised access and against all other unlawful forms of processing.

In any case, Softway remains responsible for the processing of the Personal Data.

When necessary in the context of the contracting of third parties by Softway, Personal Data may be transferred to countries outside the European Union, pursuant to the terms and conditions permitted by applicable law.

8. Access to third-party websites

The Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites, so if you visit a website other than this one you should always read the privacy policy of that website and check whether you agree with its terms before providing your data.

Softway is not responsible for the privacy policy, nor by the content available on the websites of third parties.

9.Changes to the Privacy Policy

Softway reserves the right, at any time, to make adjustments or changes to this Privacy Policy, and these amendments shall be duly published on this website. The published version of the website is the one that is currently in force.

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