Privacy Policy

(GDPR, articles 8, 13, 14, 21)

Your privacy matters to us.

This webpage belongs to JBF – João Baptista Fernandes Lda, company number 514308761, hereinafter referred to as JBF. This privacy policy explains how we use the personal information on you that we collect upon your access to this website.

About this Privacy Policy

JBF respects your preferences regarding the collection and use of your Personal Data.

“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (“Data Subject”); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular 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 that natural person.

JBF respects your preferences regarding the processing of the collected Personal Data. This Policy (“Policy”) provides you information on how JBF collects and uses your Personal Data, software applications, social media and electronic messages, as well as marketing activities and offline sales (jointly referred to as “Communication Channels”).

Communication Channels may provide links to other platforms not belonging to JBF. Prior to providing your Personal Data, we encourage you to check the privacy policies of such websites, services, social media or applications.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect your information when you complete our online forms or when you make a purchase or query request. We also collect information on you when you deliberately send us your CV or when you contact us either by phone or by written.

The personal data are necessary for the purpose of your contact; thus, we process data such as name, address, phone number, e-mail address, subject, tax identification number (in case of business transaction) and identification number (in case of exercise of a right). Your educational background, for the purpose of job applications, is also processed. Upon providing your personal data, you authorize their collection, use and disclosure under the rules hereby set out.

We ask you not to send or share with JBF any personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, and the processing of genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health or data concerning your sex life or sexual orientation.

The information on the use of the website is collected by cookies, but they don’t identify you specifically.

By granting information you are giving your informed and unequivocal consent that you agree to the processing of data concerning you in an automated manner.

Some of the data requested is required, and this is identified as such, and a lack of or inaccuracy in answers given may compromise the service provided.

How do we use your information?

The collected data are used to process your request and, if you agree, to send you by e-mail information regarding additional products and services we believe are in your best interest.

Although the collected information is privately processed by JBF – collected data will be used according to the general data protection regulation – throughout the whole processing process, we may need to privately transfer Personal Data to other entities, namely courts, and while processing your request, your data may be sent to external service providers (e.g. accounting services).

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a European supervisory authority regarding the protection of your Personal Data. JBF shall cooperate with the supervisory authority, providing all the information requested within the scope of its duties.

JBF only accepts the registration of users who are at least 16 years old. The Company Communication Channels are not intended to be used by underaged users. If you’re aware of a registration carried out by underaged person, we kindly ask you to notify us, so we can immediately remove it.

The recipients or categories of recipients of your Personal Data, depending on the contact option you used, are the Sales and Human Resources departments and/or the Managing Board. We will share your Personal Data with your consent or, as required, in order to complete any transaction or provide any service you requested. We also share the Data with business partners working on our behalf; when required by law or in order to fulfil legal procedures; to protect our clients; to protect lives; to maintain the security of our services; and to protect proprietary rights or those of JBF.


We would like to send you information on JBF products and services that may be or come to be in your best interest. If you gave your previous consent, you can choose to cancel the subscription at any moment. At all times, you have the right to not allow being contacted for the purposes of marketing campaigns, using the address Rua Principal 66, Martinela 2420-025 Arrabal, Leiria or, alternatively,

Access and correction of your information

We need to ascertain the accuracy and reliability of the information we hold on you.

You have the right to withdraw their consent at any time, without compromising the lawfulness of the processing based on the previously given consent, as well as the right to request from JBF access to and rectification or erasure of their Personal Data and restriction of processing concerning the data subject or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability.

The preceding article doesn’t include the Personal Data needed to complete the contract in which the User takes part, to fulfil the legal obligations to which the Controller is subject and those needed for the purposes of JBF’s best interests.

Without prejudice to the legal or regulatory provisions to the contrary, Personal Data will be kept only during the minimum period necessary for the purposes that led to their collection or to their later processing, after which they will be erased or, in case it in the interest of JBF, processed for statistical purposes, subject to anonymisation, and it will not be possible to identify the Data Subject.

Where the controller intends to further process the personal data for a purpose other than that for which the personal data were collected, the controller shall provide the data subject prior to that further processing with information on that other purpose and with any relevant further information.

You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold on you. If wish to request a partial or full copy of the information held on you by JBF, please, contact us by mail to Rua Principal 66, Martinela 2420-025 Arrabal, Leiria.

If the User’s requests are evidently unfounded or excessive, namely due to their recurrent nature, JBF may, in line with the current legal framework, charge a reasonable fee taking into account the administrative costs of providing the information or communication or taking the action requested or refuse to act on the request.


What are cookies?

“Cookies” are small software tags which are stored in your computer by your browser, holding only the information related to your preferences, not including your personal data.


What are cookies for?

Cookies are intended to support the definition of the usefulness, interest and number of the website utilization, enabling a faster and more effective browsing and eliminating the need of repeatedly inserting the same information.


What type of cookies do we use?

There are two types of cookies that can be used.

Persistent cookies – stored at the browser level on your access devices (computer, mobile phone and tablet) and used whenever you return to one of our websites. Typically used to target the browsing towards the user’s interests, enabling us to provide a more customized service.

Session cookies – temporary cookies that remain on the cookies archive of your browser until you leave the website. The information collected by these cookies is used to analyse web traffic patterns, enabling us to determine issues and to provide a better browsing experience.


Type of Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies – enable your browsing and use of applications, as well as your access to protected areas. Without them, the requested services may not be provided.

Analysis cookies – anonymously used to create and assess statistics, in order to enhance the website performance.

Functional cookies – record the user’s preferences regarding the use of the website, so you don’t need to set the website up again whenever you access it.

Third-party cookies – measure the efficiency of applications and third-party advertisement. Can also be used to customize a widget with user data.

Advertising cookies – target advertisement according to the user’s interests and limit the ads displaying times, helping to measure the advertisement efficiency and the website success.


How can you manage cookies?

All browsers enable users to accept, refuse or delete cookies, namely by selecting the proper definitions. You can set cookies up at the “Option” or “Preferences” tabs on your browser. However, note that, upon disabling cookies, some web services may not run properly, which may in turn impair, total or partially, the website access.


JBF implements technical and organizational measures to ensure a security level appropriate to the risk of keeping Personal Data and during their transmission.

JBF holds an IT system capable of resisting, at a given level of confidence, accidental events or unlawful or malicious or illicit actions that compromise the availability, authenticity, integrity and confidentiality of stored or transmitted personal data, and the security of the related services offered by, or accessible via, those networks and systems.


JBF is the Controller of this website and can be reached using the address Rua Principal 66, Martinela 2420-025 Arrabal, Leiria or, alternatively,

In case you believe JBF doesn’t comply with this policy, if you have any doubt regarding our privacy policy or the data we hold on you, please, contact us by Questions will be answered within 30 days.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policies are reviewed regularly, and changes will be published on this website. Last updated: June 4, 2018.