Privacy & Cookies Policies


IES-Social Business School is the entity responsible for this website. The privacy and protection of the personal data of users of this website are very important to IES-Social Business School and are managed in accordance with applicable legal standards.

This privacy policy explains how we use the personal information we may collect about you when you use this website. By providing your personal data through this website, you agree to IES-Social Business School's use of the personal information you submit or collect within the scope and terms of this privacy policy.

The website includes links to other pages where personal information may be collected. We recommend that you check the privacy policies of these websites before providing your Personal Data.

In compliance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR) and the European and Portuguese legislation on the protection of personal data of natural persons in force, we inform you that the personal data provided by you through the necessary documentation to identify you, as well as the data you may provide to us in the future for the purposes indicated below, will be dealt with by IES-Social Business School as follows:

Who is responsible for the processing of your personal data?

IES-Social Business School, headquartered at Rua do Colégio, no. 5, 2750-323 Cascais.
You can contact us at or by letter to Nuno Victor.

Technical information

This website collects technical information, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address, pages visited, and browser used to view the website, in order to improve website effectiveness and diagnose problems, to administer this website, and to analyze the source of site traffic. We may also gather other information such as site usage preferences. In this context, we may use cookies to manage information.

For more information about cookies please refer to our Cookies Policy.

What personal information is collected when you visit our website?

To access the IES-Social Business School website no registration is required. However, when using the “Apply” feature(s), for application, you will be asked for the following personal data: Name, Email, Telephone, Nationality, Professional Status, Qualifications, among others.

We collect the information strictly necessary for processing your data and sending a response.

We do not collect categories of sensitive personal information. Sensitive information includes data related to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, union membership, health, life and sexual orientation data, and criminal record.

For what purposes and on what grounds do we use your personal data?

Please be advised that IES-Social Business School will treat your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Respond to your inquiries or requests, as well as manage and expedite our contractual relationships with you, enroll you in our courses and other initiatives and respond to your applications;
  • Sending a newsletter;
  • Respond to court or legal orders.

We also use the data related to your visit to the IES-Social Business School website, in order to give you the best and most pleasant browsing conditions when using the services offered.

On what grounds do we use your personal data?

Here are the reasons that justify the processing of your personal data:

  • IES-Social Business School's legitimate interest in developing the contractual relationship with you, and may use the contacts you provided us to promote this purpose, namely to send our newsletter. If you do not agree with the processing of your personal data for this purpose, you may always exercise your right of objection to the following email;
  • The execution of the service agreement between you and IES-Social Business School;
  • Compliance with obligations under the applicable law.

What kind of data do we use?

In addition to identifying data such as: full name, address, citizen card number, tax ID, telephone / mobile phone, email, we may request other categories of personal data from you, subject to legal requirements.

How long do we keep your data?

We will keep your data for the time strictly necessary for the execution of the contractual relationship established and may, if you consent, retain your personal data in order to preserve your academic path.

For the purposes of our newsletter we will keep your details until we receive a request objecting to your data processing.

To whom do we communicate your data?

Please be advised that your personal data will not be transferred to third parties unless there is a legal provision to do so or it is a necessary requirement to fulfill our contract with you.

Security of your data

IES-Social Business School guarantees the use of appropriate technical, organizational and security measures to protect personal information, preventing its loss, misuse, alteration or destruction, ensuring its integrity, availability and confidentiality.
All employees are required to keep personal data confidential. Only authorized personnel have access to personal information.

International Transfers

As a rule, IES-Social Business School does not transfer the data it collects via its website outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

If there is a need to transfer, archive or process personal information in a third country, data transfer will be in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other data protection legislation.

If you would like more detailed information about the mechanisms and arrangements used to transfer personal data, please contact us at the following email address:

Your rights

Rights of the data subject:
Please be advised that, as data subject, you may exercise the following rights:

  • Right of access to your personal data to know what data is being processed and how this processing is performed;
  • Right to rectify any inaccurate or outdated personal data;
  • Right to delete your personal data;
  • Right of opposition, i.e., to aks for your personal data to not be processed;
  • Right to withdraw your consent at any time when this was the legal basis for the processing of your data;
  • Right to request limitation of the processing of your personal data in the following cases:
  1. If you dispute the accuracy of your data, after a period allowing the company to verify its accuracy;
  2. If the processing of certain data is unlawful and precludes the deletion of the data by requesting, in return, to limit its use.

To exercise these rights, you may send a written request to the email and for the exercise of your rights, you must indicate in your request your email, your full name and the right you are exercising. IES-Social Business School will ask you for information to verify your identity.

If you believe that a violation of existing data protection legislation has been committed with regard to the processing of your personal data, you have the right to complain to the National Data Protection Commission (CNPD).


For contacts regarding the use of your personal data or for the exercise of your rights, you may do so at