Legal Information and Privacy


Privacy statement pursuant to art. 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/697 of the European Parliament and Council of 27 April 2016 (hereinafter also "GDPR" or General Data Protection Regulation) concerning the processing of personal data The undersigned Company informs you that from 25 May 2018 Regulation (EU) 2016/697 has been implemented, which establishes the rules concerning the protection of individuals with regard to personal data processing. The GDPR aims, in particular, to protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals, with reference to the protection of personal data. This information is therefore issued pursuant to art. 13 of the GDPR.


Who is responsible for data management and who can I contact?

The Data Controller is SONECOL, IND. MET. UTIL. DOMÉSTICAS, S.A. Rua Central de Mirões, 880, 3701-906 Cesar, Portugal, e-mail:


What data are processed and what sources do they come from?

On the "Contact" page of this site you can request commercial information by filling in the relevant electronic form. Once the contact procedure has been activated, our company will process your personal data which may include your name and surname, country, address, e-mail address and telephone number and all other information concerning you that will be requested or communicated during the contact itself. The communication of personal data relating to a minor must be carried out by a parent or by an official guardian.


For what purposes and on what legal basis are my data processed?

We process your personal data in order to respond to requests for commercial information that you send us through this site in the "Contact" section. The processing of your personal data is based on your consent. In particular, personal data are processed in the following procedures:


Is the provision of my personal data mandatory or optional? What are the consequences if I do not confer them?

The provision of your personal data is optional but it is necessary for our company to pursue the purposes set out above. Consequently, any refusal to provide, in whole or in part, your personal data may mean it is impossible for the undersigned to process the request for commercial information, as well as to satisfy the related legal obligations.


How will my data be processed?

The data processing will be mainly carried out with the aid of electronic or automated tools, according to the methods and with suitable means to guarantee the security and confidentiality of the data, in compliance with the provisions of the GDPR. In particular, all technical, IT, organizational, logistic and procedural security measures will be taken, so that the minimum level of data protection required by law is ensured, allowing access to the persons assigned for processing by each Controller or manager appointed by the controllers.

The data will also be managed and protected in environments whose access is under constant control.

However, SONECOL, IND. MET. UTIL. DOMÉSTICAS, S.A., cannot guarantee its users that the measures taken for site security and the transmission of data and information on the site are able to limit or exclude any risk of unauthorized access or loss of data by devices pertaining to the user. For this reason, we suggest that you ensure that your computer is equipped with appropriate software for the protection of data transmission online (for example, updated antivirus) and that your Internet provider adopts appropriate measures for the security of data transmission online.


Who are the recipients of my data?

Within our company, your data are only processed by people who perform business functions and/or employees who need them to fulfil our contractual, legal and regulatory obligations, or to safeguard our legitimate interests. In addition, we communicate your data to other parties such as IT services and providers for the provision of hosting services.

All data processing subjects are obliged by contract to process your personal data only and exclusively in connection with the service relationship that binds them to our company, and according to the legislation on personal data protection.


How long will my data be stored?

We keep your personal data only for the time necessary to pursue the aforementioned purposes. Then they are deleted within a period of 6 months, without prejudice to any specific legal obligations regarding the conservation of documentation for public security purposes.


What are my rights in relation to the processed data?

As an interested party you are the owner of the rights provided for in articles 15, 16, 17, 18, 20 and 21 of the GDPR, where applicable.

In particular, you are entitled to obtain from the Data Controller confirmation that your personal data is being processed and, in this case, obtain access to your personal data and a copy of the personal data being processed ("Right of access", Article 15 of the GDPR); obtain from the Data Controller the correction of inaccurate personal data concerning you without undue delay.

Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to obtain the integration of incomplete personal data, also by providing an additional declaration ("Right of rectification", Article 16 of the GDPR); obtain from the Data Controller the cancellation of personal data concerning you without undue delay for one of the reasons provided for by art. 17 of the GDPR ("Right to cancellation"); to obtain from the

Data Controller the limitation of processing in the case of one of the hypotheses provided for by art. 18 of the GDPR ("Right to limit the processing"); to receive in a commonly used and structured format, readable by an automatic device, a copy of the personal data concerning you provided to the Data Controller and have the right to transmit such data to another data controller, without impediments, always by the Data Controller to whom they were provided ("Data portability right", Article 20 of the GDPR); to oppose at any time, for reasons connected with your particular situation, the processing of your personal data pursuant to Article 6 (1) (e) or (f) of the GDPR. These rights may be exercised upon request to the Data Controller by means of the postal service and e-mail at the addresses indicated above.

Furthermore, if you believe that the processing that concerns you is in breach of the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, particularly in the Member State where you normally reside, work or the place where the alleged violation occurred, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial appeal ("Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority", Article 77 of the GDPR). For the Portuguese State the supervisory authority is the Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados (‘National Commission for the Protection of Data’. also known as ‘CNPD’) -


How secure are my data?

We use cutting-edge technologies to properly protect your data. Our employees, subcontractors and business partners are obliged to adhere to our information security guidelines and are regularly checked.



3rd version - the most recent (Law no. 16/2022, of 16/08)

2nd version (Law no. 46/2012, of 29/08)

1st version (Law no. 41/2004, of 18/08)

Approves the Electronic Communications Law, transposing Directives 98/84/EC, 2002/77/EC and (EU) 2018/1972, amending Laws No. 41/2004, of 18 August, and 99/2009, of 4 September, and Decree-Laws No. 151-A/2000, of 20 July, and 24/2014, of 14 February, and repealing Law No. 5/2004, of 10 February,  and Ordinance No. 791/98, of 22 September.

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In any case, SONECOL does not guarantee that the web site content is appropriate or legal in other countries outside of Portugal.

Should said content be considered illegitimate or illegal in these countries, you are kindly requested not to access our website and, should you decide to access it nonetheless, you are hereby informed that, however you decide to use the services provided by, you will be doing so under your exclusive and personal responsibility.

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Furthermore, SONECOL shall be free to use all ideas, concepts and know-how and technical knowledge contained in said material, for whatever purpose, including but not limited to, the development, production and sale of products using said material.

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