Legal terms

Intellectual property rights
All the contents of WWW.ACTE.NET, whether they be texts, images, sounds, files, animations or any other element of their design or structure, are exclusive property of ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS, the company which owns the web page, located at Rua Capitao Alfredo Guimaraes, 1 P-4800-019 Guimaraes, Portugal, with Company Tax Code (NIPC) 503030767. Any kind of distribution or public communication, reproduction or total or partial storage, must have the express prior consent of the ACTE– ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS management.
Handling of Personal Data
The access to some services offered by ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS on their web page requires the completion of request forms and the provision of some personal information by the users. In compliance with the Data Protection Directive currently in force from the European Data Protection Supervisor, the personal data collected from the users on the website will be stored in a data base belonging to the ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS, which assumes all the security measures necessary for guaranteeing the confidentiality and integrity of the information. This information will be stored and handled by ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS for the purpose of providing their services and giving information about them, as well as making improvements to the website. On all of the forms, an ‘*’ indicates the compulsory data essential for this purpose. Nevertheless, at any time all users may access, rectify and, if they wish, cancel the personal data provided to ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS, by means of a written communication to ACTE.
Unless you tell us otherwise, we understand that your data has not been modified, that you agree to notify us of any changes and that we have your consent for it to be used for the above purposes.
On-line security measures with encrypted data transmission or use of SSL protocol are excluded from these actions.
Guarantee of anonymity in web page navigation
ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS carries out the follow-up and statistical analysis of website visitor traffic for the purpose of improving and optimizing the structural content offered. The statistical information obtained is completely anonymous and cannot in any way be associated with or permit the identification of a specific user.
The web page may contain links to other web pages managed by third parties. The aim of these links is to inform the users about other existing sources of information on the net that may be of interest. ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS is in no way responsible for the information referred to in these links and which is not directly handled by the ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS Digital Content Department.

Availability and Accessibility to the website
ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS does not guarantee in any way the availability and continued operation of the web page and services, which may suffer interruptions for reasons beyond the company’s control. When at all possible, ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS will give prior notice of any kind of interruption in operation that the page may suffer. ACTE – ASSOCIACAO COLECTIVIDADES TEXTEIS EUROPEIAS is not liable for any damages which the unavailability of the web page may cause to its users or clients.

Use of cookies
Definition and function of cookies
What are cookies? A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. Cookies enable a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or his/her computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way the computer is used, they can be used to recognize the user.
What types of cookies does the ACTE website use?
Analytic cookies: Those that, administered by us or by third parties, allow us to quantify the number of users and thus carry out a measurement and statistical analysis of the use that users make of the services offered. By using these, your navigation on our website is analyzed in order to improve the type of products or services that we offer. 
Advertising cookies: Those that, administered by us or by third parties, enable us to manage, in the most effective way possible, the supply of advertising space on the website, adapting the content of the advert to the content of the service requested or to the use made of our website. By using these, we can analyze your Internet browsing habits and can show you advertising related to your navigation profile.
You can allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by configuring the settings of the browser installed on your computer.