Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Telles de Abreu Advogados, here in after TELLES, assumes a serious compromise with rules concerning privacy and personal data protection of its clients, suppliers, collaborators, and any other entity that cooperates with TELLES.

In this sense, TELLES presents the following Privacy Policy, in which we inform you of the way that your personal data is processed and which rights do you own.

Browsing in TELLES website does not necessarily imply the collection of your personal data. TELLES provides, through its website, the adequate forms to subscribe the newsletter, to request contact from us and the application form. By filling the referred forms, you are giving us your personal data, which we will process for the purposes implied in each form.

Thus, TELLES has adopted several security measures to guarantee the protection of personal data that is provided to us through our website, against its distribution, loss, unlawful use, amendments, unauthorized process or access, or any other way of illicit processing of personal data.

Data Controller

Telles de Abreu – Advogados, holder of the collective person no. 502 790 652, with registered office in Avenida do Marechal Gomes da Costa, 1131, 4150-360 Porto, is the controller, i.e., the responsible for the process of personal data for the purposes listed below.

Personal Data

By personal data we mean any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of a natural person.

In TELLES website we only collect personal data considered necessary for the contact that TELLES would like to keep with you, that is, name, email address or telephone number. Concerning applications, we will also collect your Curriculum Vitae, only and if you send it to us.

How and when is your personal data collected?

Your personal data may be collected:

a. When you subscribe TELLES newsletter, by email or through our website;
b. When you fill the form “Contact us”, in our website;
c. When you request the registration, or participate in one of TELLES events;
d. When you send an application to collaborate with TELLES, by e-mail or through our website;
e. When we receive applications through recruitment agencies.

Legal basis and purposes of processing personal data

The Legal basis for processing personal data in TELLES are the following.

a. Consent: your personal data may be processed by means of a freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of your, the data subject, wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her, by TELLES. We will request your consent when we would like to send you our newsletter, invite you to the events hosted or organized by TELLES and in cases of communications related to TELLES activity.
Regarding recruitment processes, we will ask your consent to keep your personal data so we can consider it for future applications.
b. Legitimate interest: your personal data may be needed for carrying out certain activities by TELLES, namely recruitment processes. Bearing this in mind, we will keep your data in order to answer applications received and contact requests, notwithstanding when your privacy and data protection rights prevail.
c. Within the scope of service provision: your personal data will be processed when strictly necessary to the provision of legal consulting and assistance, as contracted by you.

Period for which the personal data will be stored

TELLES will keep your personal data only during the period strictly necessary for the purpose by which they were collected.

TELLES will keep your personal data (name, address, email and telephone number) with the purpose of inform you about our events and remit you the invitations, as well for newsletter and other informative publications, for the period of 10 (ten) years. We won’t share your personal data with third parties, assuring you the rights legally predicted, including the right of access, the right of rectification and opposition to the processing of your personal data for commercial and direct marketing purposes.

Once reached the maximum deadline defined, your personal data will be rendered anonymous in an irreversible way, which can be kept by TELLES, or safely destroyed.

Transfer of personal data

TELLES guarantees to only transfer your personal data when deemed necessary for the purposes described above, namely to send newsletters or other communications authorized by you.

Companies that provide services to TELLES, notably, companies responsible to send newsletters and the communications described above, are contractually subject to the same terms and conditions for processing personal data. Such entities are responsible for the implementation of the adequate security measures as enshrined in the GDPR.

TELLES assures that will only contract with service providers and other processors that demonstrate to be compliant with the GDPR.

Rights of the personal data subject

Personal data subjects have the right to request to TELLES the access to their personal data, as well its rectification, erasure, limitation of the processing of their personal data, the right to object, right to data portability and the right to withdraw consent at any time, without compromising the lawfulness of the process undertaken by the previously given consent. The data subjects also have the right to present a complaint to the supervisory authority, or the right to judicial action against the supervisory authority or the controller.

Intellectual Property

The content of this website, including brands, designs, logos, texts, images, audio and video materials, is TELLES property, unless indicated in a different way through a reference to its source. Such content is protected within the general legal terms and by international and national legislation concerning the protection of intellectual property. It is not allowed to exhibit, reproduce, distribute, modify, transmit or use the content of the present website in any way, for any public or commercial purpose, without the previous express written consent by TELLES.

However, the user may print any part of the material of the website as long such is not altered in any way, if used for personal and non-commercial purposes, and as long the indication of property is not removed.


Cookies are small files of numbers and letters that are stored in the user browser when visiting this website.

This information is used to make the service provided to the user more personalized, allowing to improve the performance of the navigation experience, increasing, on one hand, the speed and efficiency of the way how the website responds and, on the other hand, eliminating the need to repeatedly introduce the same information. Cookies helps the website to recognize the device for the next time that the user accesses to it.

TELLES website uses the following cookies:

  • PHPSESSID: cookie that allows the website to respond to any action that the User executes in the website, such as completing a survey form. The website won’t work correctly if this cookie isn’t used.
  • XMS USER: cookie used by back office users. The website works correctly if such cookie is not used.
  • GOOGLE ANALYTICS: allows to collect information about the use of the website. This information is collected in an anonymous way and it is used to create reports for the visits to the website, to improve its functionalities.

Every browser allows the User to accept, reject or delete cookies, namely through the selection of the appropriate settings of the browser. The user can set the cookies in the menu “options” or “preferences” of his/her browser. If you wish to know more about cookies, including the way to see why it was created and how to manage and exclude them, visit which includes the information on how to manage your settings for the several navigators’ providers.

Please observe that, by deactivating cookies, such can affect, partially or totally, your navigation experience through the website.

To make available to the visitors a wider range of choice on how your data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed Google Analytics Navigator Opt-out Add-on. The Add-on communicates with Googles’ Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) so it can indicate which information about the visit to the website should not be sent to Google Analytics. Google Analytics navigator Opt-out extra does not impede that information is sent to the website or to other services of web analytics.

Links to other websites

The links present in TELLES website may lead to other websites. TELLES does not hold any responsibility, does not approve or by any way supports or subscribe the content therein, nor the websites connected to such or in it referred.

We advise you to read the Privacy Policy of each of those websites.

Data security

TELLES has adopted adequate procedures, technical and organisational, with the purpose to avoid security breaches, undue access to personal data, destruction or illicit use.

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