Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The protection, security and privacy of your personal data is very important to YAR. That is why we have developed a set of security measures aimed at protecting your data.

The user is not required to provide YAR the personal data it may request, but if you choose not to do so, we may not be able to provide you with our products or services.

Who collects your personal data and who is the data controller ?

YAR is a brand explored by YAR – Publicações, Lda., a private limited company. The processing of personal data collected is the responsibility of YAR.

By registering or purchasing online, the user expressly authorizes YAR to collect and retain personal data provided, as well as data relating to their purchases. The data will be stored and processed by computer in accordance with the law in force and are for purposes strictly related to the services available on the website.

The user expressly authorize that the personal data provided will also be processed and used by third parties in the context and for the purposes strictly related to the services provided on the website. Access to information by third parties is restricted and is solely for the purpose of satisfying your order, payment, delivery processing and customer support.

The user expressly authorizes the data provided to be used by YAR for direct marketing purposes.

The user who, without consent, provides YAR with personal data from third parties, assumes before them and YAR exclusive responsibility for any misuse of such data.

Failure to provide some requested personal data may impede the processing of your order or other services provided by the website.

How do we collect your personal data and what kind of data do we collect ?

YAR may collect your personal data in a variety of ways, including when you subscribe to our newsletter, fill out any of our website forms, make a purchase, request a return, communicate with our customer support team and make a reservation.

The data collected is always as few as possible to ensure the response to the request made and the overall good management of the website.

In order to provide the user with a faster and more personalized service, YAR uses “cookies” that allows him to personalize its products, services and website according to his interests and needs, enabling to streamline his future activities and experience on YAR’s website. Thus, some data regarding IP address, device ID, location data, can be collected, as well as computer and connection related information such as "browser type and version, time zone settings, plug-in types and versions used by the browser, operating system and purchase history. During your YAR website browsing we may also use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, download errors, duration of visit to certain pages, information about your interaction with them, and the methods used to exit them. We may also collect technical information to help us identify your device for fraud prevention and diagnostic purposes.

Any user can, nonetheless, configure their browser to prevent “cookies” from being installed on their computer. This option may, however, slow down browsing.

In addition, YAR also processes your personal data through automated means. An automated decision is a resolution made exclusively by automatic means, where no human being is involved in the decision process that involves their personal data. For example, YAR processes your personal data using automated means when it is sent to the company that processes your Credit Card payment.

For what purposes and on what basis is your personal data processed ?

Your personal data is collected and processed exclusively within the services provided by YAR. In particular, we collect and process your personal data to:

Manage your registration;

Process your payments;

Deal with your questions, requests and complaints;

Communicate with you (by email or other forms of electronic communication);

Authenticate the identity of individuals who contact us by telephone, electronic means or other;

Information purposes, market statistics and improvement of our services;

Provide you with personalized products and communications, as well as targeted advertising and product recommendations.

In order to provide as complete a service as possible to its customers, YAR’s partners with external service providers who perform functions on behalf of YAR, such as companies hosting or operating the www.yar.com.pt website, processing payments, analyzing data, providing postal or delivery services. So, your personal data may be used and/or processed by those third parties for purposes strictly linked to the services provided on the website. Access to your personal data by third parties is limited and is solely for the purpose of fulfilling an order, making a payment, processing a delivery, or customer support.

In addition, such third parties must process your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in accordance with applicable law.

YAR may itself be subject to legal obligations regarding the processing and making available of personal data concerning users of the website. Such as: guarding the invoice for control in accordance with CIVA and exercising or defending a right in court proceedings.

How do we keep your personal data secure ?

All collected data is encrypted using a security certificate – SSL.

The data is stored in a database and used exclusively by YAR. We continuously monitor access to the information technology systems to prevent, detect and impede misuse of your personal data.

Access to your personal data is only allowed under the terms described above, always depending on the actual need for its knowledge, and subject to strict contractual obligations of confidentiality when processed by third parties.

While data transmission over the Internet or a website cannot guarantee complete security, including intrusion, YAR and its service providers are making best efforts to implement and maintain physical, electronic and procedural security measures to protect your personal data in accordance with legal requirements.

It is advisable that your computer be equipped with software devices that protect you in transmitting and receiving data (such as up-to-date antivirus systems), and that your browser takes appropriate measures to ensure data transmission security (such as firewall and anti-spam filters).

How long do we keep your personal data ?

YAR will only keep your data for as long as necessary and for the purpose for which it was collected. We store identifiable data that we collect directly for specific purposes for the shortest possible time, after which we will take steps to permanently delete it (see Cookie Policy).

With whom is your data shared ?

Your personal data may only be shared with third party external service providers related to the www.yar.pt website operation, such as hosting companies, processing companies, analyzing data, providing postal or delivery services, and sponsors or other third parties who participate in or administer YAR’s promotions.

What are your rights ?

If wished, customers may at any time exercise the right of access, modification, updating, rectification, deletion, limitation and portability of their data, a right foreseen in the General Data Protection Regulation, approved by the European Parliament and Council Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016.

How can customers change their consent or delete their data ?

To unsubscribe from the newsletter, users will be able to remove their email by clicking on “Unsubscribe” to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your request at any time and we will respond immediately.

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