Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy regulates the collection of personal data and their subsequent processing, as well as the exercise of the rights of the holder in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April ( Data Protection Regulations), applicable as of May 25, 2018.

The privacy and the security of your data are the FREEMAPS priority. Our activity is based on trust and transparency in our day-to-day relationship with our customers.

  1. Responsible for the processing of personal data is:

    FREEMAPS - Marketing and Advertising, Sociedade Unipessoal, Lda
    Apartado 119, Praia da Rocha
    Tel: 919 912 246

  2. Personal data processed by FREEMAPS

    FREEMAPS only collects and processes the personal data necessary to provide you with a quality and personalized service.

    We collect the following personal information to provide our services: name, address, telephone contact, tax number and e-mail.

    The handling of the data collected is necessary for the continuation of the activities of Freemaps.

    FREEMAPS does not treat special categories of personal data, that is, data relating to its racial or ethnic origin, health, life or sexual orientation, religious or philosophical beliefs or political opinions, or genetic or biometric data.

  3. Reasons why we treat your data and in what situations.

    The personal data provided to us will be treated confidentially, processed and stored in a computerized or physical format, and will be used exclusively by FREEMAPS, for the purpose of providing services, which includes commercial management, information requests, invoicing , product deliveries.

    When the personal data of the customers are collected through the website, the purpose of the collection is to answer the question, doubt or request that puts us through this route. The holder of personal data is informed of how your data is processed through this Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy, published on the FREEMAPS website.

  4. Transfer of personal data

    In some cases, we may disclose your personal data to partners and / or subcontractors, within the scope of services provided by these service providers to FREEMAPS (e.g. information technology services, communications sending services, graphics).

    In such cases, we require these subcontractors to have appropriate security measures in place to protect their personal data.

    We guarantee that your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties, with the exception mentioned above, or if there is a legal imposition by Public Authorities, such as, the Tax Authorities or Judicial Courts when requested in accordance with the law.

    The use of FREEMAPS social networks may involve the transmission of data to providers of social media services, which may be based outside the European Union or the European Economic Area. FREEMAPS is not responsible for the data that the user makes available on social networks.

  5. Retention period of your personal data

    FREEMAPS only treats your personal data for the purposes indicated above and only for such period of time as may be necessary to fulfil these purposes.

  6. Cookies

    By browsing our website, temporary "cookies" may be used which will remain in the "cookies" file of the user's navigation program until it is closed. "Cookies" alone are not intended to identify the user. The cookie is a small piece of information sent to the user's server and stored on your computer's hard drive. The user can program his navigation program in order to be notified whenever he receives a cookie, so that he can choose to accept or reject it.

  7. Security

    FREEMAPS applies technical and organizational measures for the protection of personal data regarding accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, disclosure or unauthorized access.

    Personal data are treated confidentially and kept confidential. If it is necessary to disclose it to third parties, all the relevant aspects of said disclosure will be reduced in writing in the form of an agreement or contract, except for situations provided for in the Law.

  8. Rights of the Data Owner

    Right of Information - at the time of its collection or processing, the holder of the personal data has the right to be informed about the purpose and how the data is being handled, the entities to which there data may be communicated, the conditions of access and rectification and which compulsory and optional data will be collected.

    Right of Access - the holder of the personal data has the right to access them, without restrictions or delays, as well as to know what information is available on the origin of the data, purposes of treatment and communication of the same to third parties.

    Right of Rectification - the holder has the right to demand that the data about them be accurate and up to date, and may at any time request rectification from Freemaps.

    Right of Deletion - the data subject has the right to have their data ceased to be processed, erased and deleted under certain conditions, in the case of:

    • cease to be necessary for the purpose for which they were collected;
    • the holders withdraw their consent or oppose their processing;
    • if the processing of the data does not comply with the legal provisions.

    Rights to limitation of processing - the holder of the personal data is entitled to have their data limited only to the essential for the purpose of the processing.

    Right of Data Portability (data transfer) - the data subject has the right to receive your data or to request the transmission of the data to another entity that is responsible for your personal data (only if it is technically possible).

    Right of Opposition - the data subject has the right to oppose, at their request and free of charge, the processing of their personal data for the purpose of direct marketing or any other form of search and that their personal data are communicated to third parties, unless otherwise provided by law.

    Right not to be subject to automated decisions or profile definitions - As the holder of personal data you have the right not to be subject to any decision made solely on the basis of automated processing, including profiling.

    Right to Knowledge of the existence of a data breach - the holder of the personal data has the right to be informed if there is any breach of security that compromises their data.

    Right of Complaint to supervisory authority - the holder of personal data has the right to complain not only to Freemaps company, but also to the supervisory authority, the National Data Protection Commission.

    You also have the right to withdraw or change, at any time, the consent you have given us to use your personal data, when it has legitimated the use of the same.

  9. Exercise your rights

    To exercise your rights to protect personal data, or whenever you have any question about the use we make of your personal data, you should contact us through:
    Or in writing for: Apartado 119, Praia da Rocha, 8501-905 Portimão

  10. Changes to the Privacy Policy

    FREEMAPS reserves the right at all times to make adjustments or changes to this Privacy Policy, and these changes are duly published on this website.

Cookies Policy

What is a "Cookie"?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer through the browser, in which information related to the connection between your computer or mobile device and the server is retained.

What are Cookies for?

The main purpose of cookies is to maintain the persistence of communication sessions between your computer and the server.

Cookies allow you to identify your computer or mobile device and thus activate a number of features that provide faster and more efficient browsing and eliminate the need to repeatedly enter the same information.

What type of cookies are used by the FREEMAPS website?

Cookie ID Source Expiration Function
PHPSESSION / session Allows you to save some session data, such as language and access to other areas of the site. This cookie is required for proper operation of the site.
accepted / 20 years Saves the indication that the warning regarding cookies has already been displayed. This cookie is required for proper operation of the site.
_ga / 2 years Save an ID relative to Google Analytics, for this site.
_gat / session Limits the number of requests to, added by Google Analytics.
_gid / 1 day Save an ID relative to Google Analytics, for this site.
IDE 1 year Automatically added by Google Analytics, for advertisement.

Session cookies are automatically removed from your computer or mobile device whenever the browser is closed.
You can obtain more information about the cookies used by Google on the page "Types of cookies used by Google".

There are several types of cookies, both in terms of function and duration.

How you can manage cookies?

All browsers allow the user to accept, decline or delete cookies, in particular by selecting the appropriate settings in their browser. You can configure cookies in the "options" or "preferences" menu of your browser.

Please note, however, that by opting out of cookies, you may prevent certain services provided on the site from working properly, affecting, in whole or in part, their navigation on the site.