MTF Personal Data and Cookies Usage Policy

Ensuring the protection and respect of users' data and trust is of paramount importance to the Institute of Management, Technology and Finance (IMTF). IMTF recognizes that the trust placed in us by our users is fundamental to maintaining a strong and sustainable relationship. We are committed to upholding the highest standards of data protection and privacy practices.


User Trust: IMTF places significant importance on establishing and nurturing a relationship of trust with its users. We understand that users entrust us with their personal data and expect it to be handled with the utmost care and responsibility.

Data Protection: IMTF recognizes the importance of safeguarding personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We implement comprehensive security measures, both technical and organizational, to protect user data against potential risks and ensure its confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

Compliance with Regulations: IMTF diligently adheres to all applicable data protection laws and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and any other relevant privacy legislation. Our commitment to compliance ensures that user data is collected, processed, and stored in a lawful and transparent manner.

Data Minimization and Purpose Limitation: IMTF strictly follows the principles of data minimization and purpose limitation. We only collect and process personal data that is necessary for providing our services. We do not retain personal data for longer than required to fulfill the stated purposes, unless legally mandated.

Informed Consent: IMTF seeks the informed and explicit consent of users before collecting and processing their personal data. We provide clear and transparent information about the data collection practices, purposes, and any third-party sharing, enabling users to make informed decisions regarding their data.

Third-Party Sharing: IMTF does not share users' personal data with any third parties without obtaining explicit consent, except as required by law or as necessary for providing the requested services. We carefully evaluate and select trusted partners who adhere to similar data protection standards.

User Rights and Control: IMTF acknowledges and respects the rights of users regarding their personal data. We provide mechanisms for users to exercise their rights, such as accessing, correcting, and deleting their data. Users have control over their personal data and can manage their privacy preferences as per their comfort.

Transparent Practices: IMTF maintains transparency regarding our data handling practices. We regularly update our privacy policies, user agreements, and related documents to reflect any changes in our data protection practices. We communicate such updates to users to ensure transparency and informed decision-making.

Ongoing Commitment: IMTF considers data protection and privacy as an ongoing process. We continuously review and enhance our data protection practices, incorporating emerging technologies and best practices to stay at the forefront of safeguarding user data.

User Feedback: IMTF values user feedback and actively encourages users to report any concerns or incidents related to data protection. We promptly investigate and address any issues raised, working towards constant improvement and maintaining the trust placed in us by our users. By prioritizing the protection and respect of users' data and trust, IMTF strives to provide a secure and reliable environment for our users. We remain committed to maintaining the highest standards of data protection, privacy, and transparency in all our interactions with users.

User Agreement


Personal Data and Cookies Usage This User Agreement ("Agreement") is entered into between the user ("User") and the Institute of Management, Technology and Finance ("IMTF"), collectively referred to as "Parties," to outline the terms and conditions regarding the usage of personal data and cookies by IMTF in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Definitions

a. Personal Data: Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person as defined under the GDPR.
b. Cookies: Small text files placed on a User's device that collect information about the User's browsing activities.

Scope and Consent By using IMTF's services, the User agrees to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement. The User explicitly consents to the collection, storage, and processing of their Personal Data and the usage of Cookies by IMTF, as described herein.

Personal Data Collection and Usage IMTF may collect and process Personal Data provided by the User for the following purposes:

a. Registration and Account Management: To create and maintain the User's account on IMTF's platforms and provide access to its services.

b. Communication: To respond to inquiries, provide information, and communicate updates relevant to the User's account and services.

c. Service Improvement: To analyze usage patterns, conduct research, and enhance IMTF's services.

d. Providing of learning services: To use personal data at business processes of learning, communications, collaboration with current, future students and members of students' Alumni group.

Personal Data Protection IMTF acknowledges its responsibility to protect the User's Personal Data. IMTF commits to implementing appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of the User's Personal Data. These measures include, but are not limited to, encryption, access controls, and regular system audits.

Third-Party Sharing IMTF hereby declares that it does not share the User's provided Personal Data with any third parties without obtaining explicit consent from the User, except as required by law or as necessary for the provision of services explicitly requested by the User.

Cookies Usage

a. IMTF uses Cookies to enhance the User's experience on its platforms, including but not limited to:
i. Authentication: Cookies may be used to identify and authenticate the User when accessing IMTF's services.
ii. Preferences: Cookies may be used to remember the User's preferences and settings.
iii. Analytics: Cookies may be used to collect anonymized data for statistical analysis and to improve IMTF's services.

b. The User has the option to disable or manage Cookies through their web browser settings. However, note that certain features or services provided by IMTF may be affected as a result.

Data Retention IMTF retains the User's Personal Data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required by law. Upon the expiration of the retention period, IMTF ensures the secure deletion or anonymization of Personal Data.

User Rights The User retains the following rights in relation to their Personal Data, as provided by the GDPR:

a. Right of Access: The User has the right to request access to their Personal Data held by IMTF.

b. Right to Rectification: The User has the right to request the correction of any inaccurate or incomplete Personal Data by writing the email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

c. Right to Erasure: The User has the right to request the deletion of their Personal Data, subject to legal obligations and legitimate interests of IMTF by writing the email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

d. Right to Restriction of Processing: The User has the right to restrict the processing of their Personal Data under certain circumstances.

e. Right to Data Portability: The User has the right to receive a copy of their Personal Data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.

f. Right to Object: The User has the right to object to the processing of their Personal Data based on legitimate interests pursued by IMTF

 

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1050-093, Lisboa, Portugal

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