Privacy Policy


The Observatory of Democracy and Political Representation, hereinafter referred to as ODRP, is the entity responsible for this Website. The privacy and protection of the personal data of the users of the ODRP Website are a priority for this Observatory and managed in accordance with all applicable legal and regulatory standards. This privacy notice explains how we use the personal information we may collect about you when you use this website. By providing your personal data through the ODRP website, you agree to the use that the institution may make of the personal information that you submit or are collected, within the scope and under the terms of this privacy policy. The website includes links to other pages or platforms, where information may be collected guys. We recommend that you check the privacy notices of these websites before providing your Personal Data.

Technical information

This website collects technical information, such as the IP (Internet Protocol) address, pages visited and the navigation program (browser) used to view the website, in order to improve the effectiveness of the website and diagnose problems, to administer this website and to analyze the source of website traffic. We may also gather other information such as website usage preferences. In this context, we may use “cookies” to manage information. For more information about cookies, please consult our Cookies Notice

What personal information is collected when you visit our website?

No registration is required to access the ODRP website. However, when subscribing to our Newsletter, you are asked for your e-mail. We collect the information strictly necessary to process your contact and send you a newsletter. We do not collect categories of sensitive personal information. Sensitive information includes data relating to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, data relating to your health, sexual life and orientation, and criminal record. This website contains links to other pages, platforms, social networks, websites. This privacy notice only applies to this website. You should read the privacy policies provided there before providing your Personal Data.

How we use your personal data

We only use your personal data to respond to requests you submit to us. This data is collected via our website, and the contact is received via email at the ODRP. The lawfulness of the processing of personal data collected via the ODRP website is based on the Observatory’s legitimate interests in maintaining proximity and facilitating another channel of communication to its main interlocutors. We also use your visit data to the ODRP website, in order to allow us to give you the best and most pleasant browsing conditions when using the services provided.

Your rights

You always have the right to access your personal information that you have made available via the ODRP website. You must request its update and correction, whenever it is incorrect. You can also choose not to receive the information sent to you by the ODRP, limit the processing of data or request that your data be deleted from our records. For this purpose, you can use the following email address: Your requests will be dealt with without undue delay and in accordance with the applicable legislation in force.

Making personal data available to third parties

We may share your personal information with other institutions that are part of the ISCTE-IUL universe, provided that it is for the same purposes for which it was collected. From time to time, we may disclose personal information in response to a court order, for reasons of public interest or for other reasons determined by law. The disclosure/sharing of personal data will never be carried out when the recipient’s promotional and marketing interests are based on it. We do not carry out promotional actions for the benefit of third parties.

How long do we keep your personal data?

Your data will be kept for the period of time necessary to fulfill the purposes of its treatment or as long as it is legally required to be kept. During the retention period, integrity and access to data is guaranteed.

Security of your data

The ODRP guarantees the use of appropriate techniques, organizational and security measures to protect personal information, preventing its loss, misuse, alteration or destruction, guaranteeing its integrity, availability and confidentiality. All employees are required to keep personal data confidential. Only authorized personnel have access to personal information.

Privacy Policy Update

The Privacy Policy may be updated when necessary. You can check the date of the last change in this document. Changes to the Privacy Policy are effective from the date of their publication. We advise you to regularly review the Privacy Policy to check for changes in the way we use your personal information.


If you have any reservations about how we use your personal data, you have the right to submit this complaint to the competent supervisory authority – National Data Protection Commission (CNPD). For the purposes of contacts regarding the use of your personal data or for the exercise of your rights, you can do so through: ISCTE – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa Av.ª das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisboa E-mail:
Latest Privacy Policy Update: May 03, 2022.