Your privacy is important to us. It is the policy of ASCEND | Marketing Solutions respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect on our website. We request personal information only when we actually need it to provide you with a service. We do this by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also inform you why we are collecting this data and how it will be used.
We only retain the information collected for the time necessary to provide the requested service. The data collected will be protected in accordance with the regulations relating to data protection in order to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
We do not share personally identifiable information publicly or with third parties except as required by law. You may decline our request for personal information if you feel we cannot provide some of the services you desire.
By browsing our site you are accepting our privacy and personal information policies. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, please contact us at [email protected]
The data controller of this website is Somma Consulting, Unip. Lda, owner of the Ascend brand. By providing personal data on the Ascend website, you are explicitly consenting to the transfer of personal data to Somma Consulting, Unip. Lda.
The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, ("GDPR") and Law No. 58/2019 of 8 August 2009 ensure the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data within the European Union.
Personal data' means any 'information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("the data subject"). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, electronic identifiers or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person".
Personal data provided by the user through this website will be processed in accordance with the legislation on personal data protection, pursuant to which the Ascend is responsible for the treatment.
Personal data on racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, political opinions, trade union membership, data concerning health or sex life, genetic or biometric data or data concerning sex life or sexual orientation will not be requested.
Data may also be passed on to third parties, for example to entities to whom the data must be disclosed by law, such as police authorities, regulators, courts, government or other public authorities or providers of telecommunication services. Cloud and maintenance of information systems.
Use of Personal Data
The personal data processed through this website will only be used for the following purposes:
- Requests for contact or information;
- Processing budget requests for Ascend's services;
- Check, maintain and develop statistical systems and analyses;
- Management of comments and blog posts;
- Promotional communications and direct marketing, where the user has given his or her express consent.
The legal basis for processing personal data for the aforementioned purposes is the performance of a contract with the data subject (or pre-contractual steps), explicit consent or compliance with a legal obligation.
Failure to respond to data marked as compulsory means that it is impossible to respond to the request of the data subject.
Exercise of Rights
Under the RGPD and Law no. 58/2019, of 8 August, the User may exercise, at any time and free of charge, their rights of access, rectification, erasure, limitation, portability, opposition, revocation of consent and not to be subject to automated individual decisions through a written request addressed to Ascend by email to: [email protected]
The data subject also has the right to lodge a complaint with the National Commission for Data Protection (CNPD) www.cnpd.pt in matters concerning the exercise of their rights and the protection of their personal data.
This policy takes effect from February 2023.