Privacy Policy

Brief Creatives Lda. (hereinafter Brief) operates the https://brief.pt/ website, and is committed, at all times, to protect your Personal Data and comply with the applicable laws regarding Data Protection, Privacy and Information Security, under the terms used by the European legislator for the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
We respect and comprehend that the data collected belongs to you and/or your company and acknowledge your rights and our duty as a digital marketing company. This page informs you of our policies regarding the protection and treatment of your Personal Data, therefore we recommend its review. we are reserved the right to update the information on this page whenever it may be necessary, therefore we recommend its review on a regular basis.
This Privacy Policy takes effect on May 25th, 2018.

1. Data Collection

We collect the strictly necessary information to provide you a seamless experience on our website and with our brand:
– Name
– Email address
– Brand/company name
– Cookies and Usage Data

Usage Data

We may also collect information on how our website is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our website and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse our website.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.

Examples of Cookies we use:
– Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our website;
– Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings;
– Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes;

You can also find detailed information about the Cookies we use here:
Google Analytics – https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Google AdWords Remarketing – https://policies.google.com/privacy
LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/legal/FB_Work_Privacy
Behance – https://www.adobe.com/privacy.html
Hotjar – https://www.hotjar.com/legal/policies/privacy

Furthermore, to provide you with our digital marketing services, we may collect additional data related to you or related to your company. This information is collected via e-mail or other support channels, with your consent, and is treated internally by our data processors and used for the project and/or service you required only.

2. Use of Data

Brief uses the collected data for various purposes:
– To provide and maintain the website;
– To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so;
– To provide customer care and support;
– To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the website;
– To monitor the usage of the website;
– To detect, prevent and address technical issues;

3. Transfer of Data

Brief assures the confidentiality of your Personal Data collected on our website and the correct usage as we described above. Brief will not transfer your information to third-parties without your consent.

We may need to resort to other companies for technical services such as hosting, maintenance, management systems and others, in accordance to the legislation regarding the transfer of Personal Data.

Brief will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

4. Disclosure of Data

Brief may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
– To comply with a legal obligation;
– Protect and defend the rights or property of Brief;
– Prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the website;
– Protect the personal safety of users of the website or the public;
– Protect against legal liability;

5. Data Security

We will use our internal and technical security measures to protect the integrity of your content storage, processing and transfer against unauthorized or unlawful access to, use of, or processing of such content.
If you wish to, at any time, request deletion of your personal information, data portability or to object the processing of your personal information, you can do so by emailing us or contacting us via telephone (contact information bellow).
The security of your data is important to us, but we should underline that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

6. Service Providers

We may employ third party companies or individuals to participate on maintaining our website (“Service Providers”), to provide and manage the website on our behalf, to perform website-related services, to help us communicate with you regarding our services, or to assist us in analysing how our website is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform specific tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
We use the following third-party Service Providers on our website:
Google Analytics?Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
Hotjar?We use Hotjar in order to better understand our users’ needs and to optimize this service and experience. Hotjar is a technology service that helps us better understand our users experience (e.g. how much time they spend on which pages, which links they choose to click, what users do and don’t like, etc.) and this enables us to build and maintain our service with user feedback. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on our users’ behavior and their devices (in particular device’s IP address (captured and stored only in anonymized form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), preferred language used to display our website). Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile. Neither Hotjar nor we will ever use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user. For further details, please see Hotjar’s privacy policy by clicking on this link.
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.

7. Links to other sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

8. Users rights

According to the legislation, under the terms used by the European legislator for the adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the user has the right to:
– Request access to his Personal Data to the entity responsible for the information treatment;
– Receive a copy of the stored Personal Data, as well as transmit it to other entity (“Portability” principle);
– Oppose the treatment of his Personal Data;
– Rectify, limit or erase of his Personal Data (“Right to be forgotten”);
– Remove his consent, at any time;
– Be informed without unjustified delay, within 72 hours, in case there’s a data breach that may imply a serious risk to his rights;
– Complain to the responsible authorities;

Exercise of User Rights:
In order to exercise any of the stated rights, you should contact us via email or letter. For that effect, the owner of the Personal Data must sign the message and submit a copy of any legal identification document.

You can contact us through the addresses stated at the end of this document.

9. Policy Changes

Given the changing circumstances and legal demands, and due to the progressive improvement of our quality of service, we advert that this policy is susceptible to changes which we may not have the possibility to prior notice you.

This Privacy Policy has last been updated on October 30th, 2018.

10. Responsibility & Contacts

Your data is collected and treated by Brief Creatives, Lda., with its registered office at Rua Aprígio Mafra, nº 17 – 2ª Esq, 1700-051 Lisbon, legal person no. 510955401, registered at the Commercial Registry of Lisbon under the same number.
If you any questions regarding how we treat and protect your data, you can contact us through the email talk@brief.pt or by telephone: +351 217 270 004

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