Privacy Policy

Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. assures all visitors to this website (the “User” or “Users”) full respect for their privacy, as well as the protection and security of their personal data. Visiting the website, in and of itself does not imply the automatic registration of any personal data that may identify the User. However, the use of certain functionalities may imply the availability of personal data by Users.

This Privacy Policy is an integral part of the Website Terms and Conditions of Use, and governs the collection, processing, and protection of personal data provided by Users through our online platforms, as well as the exercise of User rights with respect to such data, pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU).

We hereby request Users’ best attention in reading this Privacy Policy so that in a free, informed, and voluntary way he/she may determine whether he/she wants to provide his/her personal data to Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A.

The User assures that he / she is of legal age and that the data provided are true, accurate, complete and up-to-date, being responsible for any damage or loss, direct or indirect, that may result from breach of this obligation. If the data provided belongs to a third party, the User assures that he/she has duly informed such third party of the information contained in this document, and has obtained its permission to transfer such data to  Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. for the identified purposes.


The following companies belonging to the SECIL Group are co-responsible for the processing of personal data:

  • Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento, S.A.
  • Secil Martingança – Aglomerantes Novos Materiais P/A Construção, S.A.
  • CMP – Cimentos Maceira e Pataias, S.A.
  •  Unibetão – Indústrias de Betão Preparado, S.A.
  • Secil Britas, S.A.
  • Secil Brands, Lda
  • IRP, Lda
  • Cimentos Madeira, Lda
  • Brimade, S.A.
  • Betomadeira,S.A.
  • Betotrans Lda
  • Cementos Secil SLU
  • Secil Cement BV
  • Secil Prebetão, S.A.

These companies have jointly determined the purposes and means for processing the User’s personal data, and act in accordance with data protection legislation.

Users can contact SECIL for any question related to this privacy policy through the following contacts:


SECIL – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. will process User identification and contact data, manually and/or automatically, for the following specific purposes:

a) SECIL Academy registration;

b) Webinars promoted by the SECIL Academy registration;

c) Dissemination of webinars, events and […].

d) Processing the registration information in webinars to create new, personalized or more aimed at SECIL Academy users’ webinars.

e) The processing for the purposes defined in point c) and d) will be carried out after your consent, except in cases where there is another legitimate reason for such processing and, therefore, the consent of the data subject is not required.


It is advised that Users’ personal data may be communicated to the above-identified co-responsible entities of the SECIL Group, who undertake to process such data solely and exclusively for the above-mentioned purposes.

Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A.  may also disclose personal data to third parties provided that it has unambiguously obtained the Users’ consent or when:

(i) data conveyance is made within the context of fulfilling a legal obligation or a court order; and

(ii)  the communication is carried out to protect the Users’ vital interests or any other legitimate purpose provided by law.


Processing of User data may be carried out by a suitable service provider hired by Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A.. Such service provider will process data only for the purposes established by Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. and following its precise instructions, strictly complying with the legal norms on protection of personal data, information security, and other applicable legislation.


Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. will process User data in its entirety within the territory of the European Union, and therefore does not foresee any international transfer of data.


All personal data collected shall be stored in such a way that they can be identified only for the period of time required to carry out the purposes of its collection or further processing, after which they shall be definitively deleted.


Users may – at any time and free of any charge – exercise his or her rights to access, update, rectify or delete, oppose, limit and request the portability of his/her personal data by a written request to the email:, or to the address Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco No. 19 – 7th floor, 100-070 Lisbon.

In any case, Users are informed that, should Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. be considered to having infringed or should it infringe the rights he/she has been granted by legislation on the protection of personal data, he/she may submit a complaint to the National Data Protection Commission (NCDP) by phone through the number 213 928 400, or by e-mail to the address:


Acceptance by the User that his/her data can be processed or assigned will always have a revocable nature, without retroactive effects. In order to revoke his/ her consent, Users may contact Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. in writing through the email:, or by postal mail to the address Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco No. 19 – 7th floor, 1000-070 Lisbon.


Data marked with an asterisk (*) in the forms provided by Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. through its online platforms will be required to comply with established contractual or legal purpose.

Therefore, should the User not provide Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. with such data, the latter will not be able to fulfil that request.


Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. may create user profiles to allow the adoption of automated decisions based on personal, economic and / or financial characteristics. In such cases, Users have the right to obtain human intervention in the decision, to express their opinion, and to challenge the decision adopted by Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A..


Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. makes every effort to protect Users’ personal data against unauthorized access through the Internet. For such purpose, it uses security systems, rules and other procedures, in order to ensure the protection of Users’ personal data, as well as to prevent unauthorized access to such data, its improper use, or its disclosure, loss or destruction.

However, it is the Users responsibility to ensure and assure that the computer he/she is using is properly protected from harmful software, computer viruses and worms. In addition, Users should be aware that without the adoption of appropriate security measures (for example, safe browser settings, updated antivirus software, security software, and non-use of software of dubious origin), the risk of personal data and passwords being accessed by third parties without authorization is aggravated.

It should be noted that where data collection takes place in open networks – such as the Internet – Users’ data might be unsafely routed, with the risk of being seen and used by unauthorized third parties.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A. reserves the right – at any time, without prior notice and with immediate effect – to change, add or revoke, partially or totally, this Privacy Policy.  

Any changes will be immediately published on this same webpage, so we advise regular consultation of this webpage to remain up-to-date. 


If you have any questions or concerns about how  Secil – Companhia Geral de Cal e Cimento S.A., S.A. processes your personal data, please send us your request for clarification through the Contact Form on the website, by email to:, or by letter to Av. Eng. Duarte Pacheco No. 19 – 7th floor, 1000-070 Lisbon. 

Last update date: June 9, 2020