Privacy Policy

Who we are

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The SAY AZORES CHEESE websiite is committed to user privacy.

The policy on protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the SSAY AZORES CHEESE website is based on the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This law impacts EU-based organizations and requires any person or company that operates a website/portal to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website/portal. This privacy policy must state which information is being collected and notify those individuals or companies with whom their information is being shared.

The SAY AZORES CHEESE Portal aims to present the EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY project and to engage with the audience on the news section. To do this effectively, we make use of personal data registered on the comments. We attach great importance to the careful handling of your data.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This privacy policy applies to all personal data collected as part of the dissemination and communication activities within the EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY project.

The entity responsible for processing this data is: CONSULAI – Consultoria Agroindustrial, LDA

The user must carefully read this privacy policy and decide freely if he/she intends to provide his/her personal data to the EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY project before communicating data. The user guarantees that he/she is of legal age and that the data communicated are true, accurate, complete and current, being responsible for any nonconformity. If the data communicated belongs to a third party, the user guarantees that he/she informed the third party about the conditions provided in this document and that he/she was authorized to provide his/her data to the EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY project for the indicated purposes.

You may contact EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY project on any matter related to this privacy policy, through the following contact points:

The personal data collected through this website are intended to allow the following operations:

  • Participation in workshops or other events organized by the EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY project
  • Participation in surveys and questionnaires, organized by the EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY project
  • EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY communications such as newsletters

The processing of personal data is necessary to carry out the aforementioned operations.

To have a fully functional portal, we store your:

  • Full name
  • Email
  • Social Media accounts


When visitors/users leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

This portal uses web analytics service provided by CONSULAI. Cookies (small text files stored locally on your computer) are used to help analyse how people use this portal. The collected information, including your IP-address will be stored on servers in Portugal. Associação Agrícola de São Miguel and CONSULAI will use this information to generate reports on the portal usage. Associação Agrícola de São Miguel and CONSULAI will only share the collected information with third parties when legally required to do so. Your IP-address will not be combined with that of other websites or other data sources that are available to Associação Agrícola de São Miguel and CONSULAI.

Shelf life

The EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY project will keep the personal data of the users for the period necessary for the accomplishment of the purposes for which they were collected; The project will maintain these data through the period that it is obliged to by the law. The EU FREE GRAZING DAIRY project may also keep the data beyond these periods for statistical purposes, and for this purpose anonymize them.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

To exercise the aforementioned rights, the user may contact the data controller through the addresses indicated in above in this policy. The user can also file a complaint with its European Data Protection Authority – website for the European authority is