Privacy and Data Processing Policy



I- Us and our commitment:

Empresa Industrial Sampedro, SA, is a company, constituted in the form of a limited liability company, and which hereinafter will be referred to as SAMPEDRO, engaged in the weaving of cotton-type thread, Manufacture of made-up textile articles, except clothing and printing .
Taking into account the proportionality and suitability imposed by the capacity to allocate the resources and technical means at its disposal, SAMPEDRO is deeply and genuinely committed and committed to providing protection to its customers and employees, regular or occasional, as well as users of our various supports and platforms, physical or digital, especially paper files, digital files and website in use or to be implemented, with regard to your privacy and the processing and circulation of your personal data.

II- Our personal data collection devices and media in use:

We have, edit and manage the following personal data processing supports
• Computer system composed of a set of software solutions supported by a set of hardware devices and other similar solutions, including email services and other external digital repositories and communication solutions.
• Paper files stored in cabinets and shelves in rooms with restricted access;
• SAMPEDRO website –

III- Personal and material scope of this Privacy Policy:

This privacy policy obliges the company exclusively with regard to the personal data that it collects, processes and circulates.
The same policy or similar will also be assumed, by contractual means entered into with SAMPEDRO, by the entities that process these same personal data on its behalf.
The availability through the referred SAMPEDRO website of other access links to other websites unrelated to SAMPEDRO is made in good faith and in the interest of the user, who cannot be held responsible, in any way whatsoever, for the collection, processing and destination of the data on these Websites, nor for the reliability, accuracy, lawfulness and functionalities available there, and therefore this privacy policy is not applicable to them.
SAMPEDRO considers it mandatory and will assume for all purposes, without the possibility of proof to the contrary, that it will read the privacy policies of all websites accessed.

IV- The purpose and publication of this Privacy Policy:

In addition to implementing it in its organizational processes, SAMPEDRO has drawn up this Privacy Policy with the aim of making available, making known and publicizing an explanatory instrument of the general rules of privacy and processing of the personal data it collects, always in strict compliance with the Legislation relevant.
For this purpose, the text of this privacy policy will be available on paper and posted in a visible place and digitally on the website.
What is prescribed in this Privacy Policy complements what is stipulated in the same matter in the contracts, formal or informal, that the targeted parties enter into with SAMPEDRO.
We ask you to please read this Privacy Policy carefully, as providing your personal data, whether in person or when accessing the aforementioned Website, implies that you are aware of and accept the conditions contained herein and their treatment for the purposes licit and legitimate provided for by law.
SAMPEDRO expressly reserves the right to, at any time, change this privacy policy, the result of which will be duly publicized by the same means.

V- Concept of personal data:

Personal data means any information or record, of any nature and regardless of its support or format, namely sound, image, writing, chirograph or characteristic, relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
An identifiable person is considered to be able to be directly or indirectly identified by reference to one or more specific personal data, considered separately or in conjunction with each other, especially their physical, physiological, psychological, economic, ethnic, cultural, geographic, social or your location.

VI- The entity responsible for the processing of personal data:

The entity responsible for the collection and processing of personal data is SAMPEDRO, which, in the context of the relations it maintains with the holder of personal data, establishes, always on a lawful and legitimate basis, which data are collected, the means of treatment and the purposes of that collection and treatment.

VII- Types of personal data collected and processed:

Within the scope of its activity, SAMPEDRO collects and processes, namely:

  1. Personal data necessary for the supply of products to its customers, processing in this context data such as name, tax identification number, address, telephone number and e-mail address, among others strictly necessary, proportionate and lawful.
  2. Personal data necessary for the performance of the employment contract or services rendered with its employees, processing in this context data such as name, identification document number and other data, tax identification number, household composition, number of social security, address, telephone numbers and email address, health data, access, location, among other strictly necessary, proportionate and lawful data.
  3. Personal data necessary to comply with legal obligations, either with public entities or with private entities, processing in this scope data such as name, identification document number and other data, tax identification number, household composition, number of social security, address(es), telephone numbers and email address, health data among other strictly necessary, proportionate and lawful.
  4. Data necessary for managing customers and suppliers, contracting and managing the contractual relationship with customers and suppliers, sending suggestions, information and marketing actions, publicizing campaigns, promotions, advertising and news about products, management of complaints, handling in this context, address(es), telephone numbers and e-mail address, among others strictly necessary, proportionate and lawful.
  5. All personal data necessary for the exercise of SAMPEDRO's rights within the scope of the relationships referred to in the previous items, and in the pursuit of its activity and legitimate interest, especially accounting, tax and administrative management, litigation management, judicial evidence, detection fraud prevention, revenue protection and auditing, network and systems management, information security and physical security control, and facility security.
    Notwithstanding the fulfillment of legal norms, or legitimate orders from the competent authority, regarding the conservation and transmission of data, SAMPEDRO only processes the personal data necessary for its activity, in the fair and strict measure required by the nature of the contractual relationship or of another nature, established with the holder of such data, or the consent of the latter, prior, legitimate, lawful, informed, eventually existing.

VIII- Time and method of collection of personal data:

SAMPEDRO collects personal data in person, in writing, by telephone or through its websites.
As a general rule, personal data are collected when the relationship, or collaboration, contractual or of any other nature necessary for the pursuit of SAMPEDRO's activity, between the latter and the data subject, begins.

Our website may collect contact forms. These will be sent directly to our email server through an encrypted connection and will only be available to those responsible for their treatment. Whenever necessary, the information will be made available for evaluation by a person responsible for each specific department.
Some personal data are mandatory and necessary for the beginning and normal and legal development of the said relationship or collaboration, so in the absence or insufficiency of such data, it will not start or continue, and in this case, SAMPEDRO will inform the holder data of this mandatory and necessary nature.

Apart from those of this nature, those appearing on any public list and those that may be used in the legitimate interest of SAMPEDRO, your data will only be collected and processed if and for the purposes that you previously consent to, in a free, informed, specific and unequivocal way. , by means of a written or oral statement or by validating an option, namely for subscribing to newsletters or marketing communications, in which case the other rules of this privacy policy will apply.
If you wish to stop receiving these communications, you can express your opposition at any time.

The data collected will be processed in documents, either on paper or digitally, in strict compliance with the legislation that regulates the protection of personal data, being stored and contained in paper files and/or a specific database, created and managed for the effect and of restricted and exclusive access to SAMPEDRO employees who necessarily have to deal with them in the pursuit of its activity. Under no circumstances will the data collected be used for any purpose other than that for which consent was given by the holder, if this is necessary, or for the lawful and legitimate purpose on which the collection was based.

IX- Purposes of collection and processing of personal data:

In general, the personal data collected are aimed at managing customers, suppliers and employees, contracting and managing the contractual relationship with customers, suppliers and employees, receiving and providing contracted supplies, adapting the provision of supplies to the needs and interests of the customer, sending suggestions, information and marketing actions, publicizing campaigns, promotions, advertising and news about products, carrying out market studies and satisfaction surveys, managing complaints, accounting and tax management administrative and litigation management, judicial evidence, fraud detection, revenue protection and auditing, network and systems management, control of information security and physical security, facility security, compliance with legal obligations and for other purposes for which the Law recognizes SAMPEDRO's legitimate interest.
When collecting data, or when requesting it, you will be informed in more detail about the treatment we make of your data.

X- Deadlines for the conservation of your personal data:

Whenever there is a specific legal requirement that requires the retention of data for a minimum period of time, this will be observed by SAMPEDRO.
SAMPEDRO will keep your personal data stored for the minimum period of time strictly necessary for the purpose for which the information is collected and processed, after which it will delete them.

XI- Right of access, rectification, opposition, deletion, limitation and portability of your personal data:

SAMPEDRO guarantees the holder of personal data the right of access, rectification, opposition, deletion, limitation and portability of their personal data.
You can exercise the aforementioned rights by contacting SAMPEDRO directly at our registered office located at Rua São Pedro, 227, 4815-176 Lordelo, Guimarães.
If you consider it appropriate, you can file a complaint with the National Data Protection Commission – Av. D. Carlos I, 134 – 1.º 1200-651 Lisboa – Tel.: +351 213928400 – Fax: +351 213976832 – e-mail:

XII- Measures we adopt for the security of your personal data:

SAMPEDRO observes the best practices, for which it adopts technical and organizational measures appropriate to the risk, in the field of security and protection of personal data, having approved and implemented a demanding plan of compliance with the objectives, the Law and the interest of the holders of personal data, capable of safeguarding the protection of the data made available to us by all those who in some way relate to us, in order to protect them against its dissemination, loss, misuse, alteration, treatment or unauthorized access , as well as against any other form of unlawful treatment.

Thus, the form(s) for collecting personal data digitally or on paper, whether filled in at SAMPEDRO's physical facilities or on the website, (which require encrypted Browser sessions) are stored securely in our physical repositories and digital systems.

All personal data that you give us about yourself are in a digital repository of SAMPEDRO itself, or of one of its subcontractors, covered by all advanced physical and logistical security measures, which we believe are essential for the protection of your personal data.

Whenever, in the legitimate and lawful pursuit of the objectives of SAMPEDRO's activity, it adopts measures to monitor its employees, especially with regard to access control, working hours, tasks and productivity, circulation and transport, not only those concerned will have prior knowledge of the respective implementation – and, whenever legally necessary and lawful, their respective consent will be requested – as the tools used for this purpose will ensure the same level of security of the personal data collected and processed by them.

XIII- Communication of data to other entities, subcontractors or third parties:

SAMPEDRO may resort to subcontractors for the purpose of collecting and processing data, with the same purposes as it seeks, obtaining from these entities by contractual means, guarantee of reputation and obligation to develop the appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect data and ensure the protection of the rights of holders. In certain circumstances determined by law, certain personal data may have to be communicated to public authorities, such as tax authorities, courts and security forces.

In this way, any of these subcontracted entities will process the personal data of our Customers, in the name and on behalf of SAMPEDRO, under the obligation to adopt the technical and organizational measures appropriate to the risk in order to protect the personal data against destruction, accidental or unlawful, to accidental loss, alteration, dissemination or unauthorized access and against any other form of unlawful treatment.

XIV- Transfer of personal data:

The pursuit of SAMPEDRO's activity may imply the transfer of your data outside Portugal.
In this event, SAMPEDRO will strictly comply with the applicable legal provisions, namely regarding the determination of the reliability and suitability of the country of destination with regard to the protection of personal data and the requirements applicable to such transfers.

XV- Cookies:

"Cookies" are small software labels that are stored on your computer through the browser (browser), which as a rule retain only information related to your preferences, not including, as such, your personal data.
Whenever this is not the case, the user will always be asked for consent to provide them, under the legal terms.

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The use of the SAMPEDRO website assumes acceptance of this Privacy Policy. The Sampedro team reserves the right to change this agreement without prior notice. Therefore, we recommend that you consult our privacy policy regularly so that you are always up to date.