Terms and Policy

Terms of use

The Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia, hereinafter IPAM, is committed to protecting the privacy of the users, hereinafter USER, of its newsletter, hereinafter NEWSLETTER.

The USER understands that this web site is subject to continuous improvement, as well as the content of these Terms of Use, hereinafter TERMS, in order to better meet their needs. In this way, the USER recognizes and understands that these TERMS may be modified at any time, provided that there is no legal prohibition in this regard, and it is his sole and exclusive responsibility to check them periodically.

1. By accepting these TERMS, the USER declares that

a) Is civilly capable in light of Brazilian legislation, or is duly authorized by its Legal Representative to accept these TERMS and use the Site;

b) Is aware of being solely and exclusively responsible for carrying out his/her registration, being certain that any losses arising from the insertion of outdated, inaccurate or untrue information cannot be attributed to IPAM;

c) On its own initiative, it accepts and is responsible for any consequences arising from its use of the information made available on the Site, responding, including to third parties, for any claim that may be presented to IPAM, judicially or extrajudicially, due to any moral damages and/or materials arising from your conduct when using the Site;

d) Understands that the Site must not be used for any illicit purposes, in compliance with the Brazilian legislation in force at the time;

e) You are aware that you may not insert on the Site, especially in the comments on published content, any content that is illegal and/or capable of violating the rights of IPAM and/or third parties;

f) You are aware that you may not insert any content or material capable of incorporating harmful elements into the Site, by any means and forms, capable of preventing its normal functioning, as well as harming the IT systems of IPAM or third parties, and/or damage documents and/or electronic files stored therein; It is

g) You are aware that you must immediately notify IPAM, via email contato@ipam.org.br, regarding any unauthorized use of your data, your account or unauthorized access by third parties.

2. The User acknowledges that

In any case, you will be solely responsible for the use you make of the Site, as well as for any content you insert therein, exempting IPAM from any liability for damage or loss, direct or indirect, resulting from your use of the information made available through the Site. .

Privacy Policy

With a view to ensuring its commitment to user privacy, IPAM adopted the best practices for security and protection of personal data and updated its Privacy Policy, hereinafter POLICY, in compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of April 27, 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data, as well as the General Law for the Protection of Personal Data (LGPD), Law No. /2018, which regulates personal data processing activities and also amends articles 7 and 16 of the Civil Rights Framework for the Internet.

This POLICY describes the purposes for which your data are used, how they are treated, with whom they are shared, for how long they are kept, as well as the ways to contact IPAM in order to exercise your rights.

1. Personal Data

Personal data corresponds to any information, regarding an identified or identifiable natural person, of any nature and regardless of the type of support.

An identifiable person is considered to be identifiable, directly or indirectly, namely by reference to an identifier (eg an identification number, location data, electronic identifiers or one or more specific elements of physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social status of such natural person).

Subscribing to the NEWSLETTER on the IPAM websites requires you to provide your name, email address and/or mobile phone number.

Requests for information, suggestions or requests for contact through forms on the IPAM websites require you to provide your name, your email address and/or mobile phone number.

2. Responsible for the Processing of Personal Data

IPAM is the entity responsible for the collection and processing of personal data.

3. Purpose of Personal Data Processing

The collection and processing of personal data by IPAM within the scope of the use of the (i) NEWSLETTER subscription functionalities on the websites is exclusively intended for the sending, upon express request of the user, of information and marketing via e-mail and /or SMS, and communications of information within the scope of activities carried out with IPAM, and (ii) requests for information, suggestions or requests for contact through forms on the websites is exclusively intended for the provision of requested information, the establishment of contact based on completing the form corresponding to each of the said purposes.

Completing said forms – NEWSLETTER subscription, requesting information, suggestions or contact requests – and providing the requested data with due confirmation corresponds to prior and express consent to the processing of the personal data transmitted.

If the user expressly and previously allows the processing of his personal data (this consent may be withdrawn at any time – see point 5 below), IPAM undertakes to ensure the processing of personal data to the extent and for the time necessary for the pursuit of its purposes.

In view of the above, IPAM clarifies that it does not request personal data regarding philosophical or political convictions, party or union affiliation, religious faith, private life and racial or ethnic origin, as well as the processing of data related to health and sexual life, including genetic data.

Thus, and if personal data other than those expressly requested are transmitted by the user to IPAM, in forms with open text fields, IPAM cannot be held responsible for their treatment under our POLICY.

4. Conservation of Personal Data

The period of time during which personal data are stored and maintained will vary depending on the purposes for which they were requested. The personal data collected for subscribing to the NEWSLETTER will be kept for the period from the request for your subscription until the respective consent is withdrawn. The user may, at any time, oppose the processing of data for this purpose, without this compromising the lawfulness of the treatment carried out based on the previously given consent, nor the subsequent processing of the same data, based on another legal basis.

The personal data collected within the scope of requests for information, suggestions or contacts will be kept for a period of 1 (one) year after the last contact with the holder of the personal data, without prejudice to the possibility of longer periods being practiced whenever the situation justifies (as long as it is proportionate to such a situation), namely to safeguard IPAM’s rights as well.

5. Right of access, rectification, removal, limitation of treatment and right to portability of Personal Data

The user has the right to withdraw consent at any time, although this right does not compromise the lawfulness of the treatment carried out based on the previously given consent, nor the subsequent processing of the same data, based on another legal basis. The user is also assured, at any time, the right to access his personal data, as well as the respective rectification, deletion, portability, limitation and/or opposition to treatment.

As the holder of personal data, you have the right to request IPAM to remove your data, without undue delay, and IPAM has the obligation to erase personal data, without undue delay, when one of the following reasons applies, namely:

a) Personal data are no longer necessary for the purpose for which they were collected or processed;
b) You have withdrawn your consent for the processing of data (in cases where the processing is based on consent) and there is no other basis for said processing;
c) You oppose the treatment and there are no prevailing legitimate interests that justify the treatment.

In order to exercise any of these rights, you must write to IPAM at the address of its headquarters or through the following e-mail address contato@ipam.org.br.

Your requests will be treated with special care so that the effectiveness of the user’s rights can be ensured. The user may be asked to prove his identity in order to ensure that personal data is only shared with the holder.

Due to the need to comply with legal requirements, user requests may not be immediately satisfied. In any case, the user will be informed of the measures adopted within the legally established deadlines.

Additionally, the user will always be able to present a claim/complaint to the national bodies authorized for this purpose.

6. Security in the Processing of Personal Data

Personal data will be processed and stored electronically.
The transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure and therefore the security of information transmitted through websites cannot be guaranteed in absolute terms.
IPAM is committed to guaranteeing the security and protection of the personal data sent to us through the IPAM websites, having adopted the appropriate measures necessary for this purpose, namely: (i) physical entry restrictions to the places where the data storage servers personal are located; (ii) firewalls, (iii) secure communication via https protocol (where implemented).

If, for any reason, there is a breach of security that causes, accidentally or unlawfully, the destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure or unauthorized access to personal data, IPAM undertakes, under the terms of the applicable legislation, to communicate with the competent authorities, without justified delay and, whenever possible, up to 72 hours after becoming aware of such occurrence. Additionally, IPAM undertakes to communicate the violation of personal data to the respective data subject, in accordance with the applicable legislation.

Notwithstanding the security measures adopted by IPAM, it is essential that the user adopt additional security measures, namely ensuring the existence of an updated firewall, antivirus and anti-spyware.

7. Communication of Personal Data to Third Entities

Within the scope of its activity, IPAM may resort to third parties to provide certain services (located inside or outside Brazil), which may imply, in some situations, access, by such entities, to the personal data of users. IPAM undertakes, in this case, to adopt the necessary and appropriate measures, in order to ensure that the entities that have access to such personal data are reputable and offer high guarantees at this level, which will be duly enshrined and safeguarded in contract to be signed, in writing, between IPAM and the third party(ies).

In effect, any entity subcontracted by IPAM will process the personal data of users, in their name and on their behalf, in the commitment to adopt the necessary technical and organizational measures in order to protect personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss , alteration, dissemination or unauthorized access and against any other form of illicit treatment.

In any case, IPAM remains responsible for the processing of personal data.

Whenever necessary, and within the scope of hiring third parties by IPAM, personal data may be transferred outside Brazil, under the terms and conditions permitted by applicable law.