Terms and Conditions


The user is advised to carefully read the terms of use of our page before consulting / using it. SINMETRO Lda. wishes you a warm welcome, thanking you for your interest in the page and its contents. The use of this page is governed by the terms and conditions of use that we will now enumerate. You should, first of all, be aware that, by using this page, you unconditionally agree with our terms and conditions of use, which you agree to comply with, including all additional terms, conditions and policies referenced in this document or made available through hyperlink. The terms and conditions listed are applicable to all users of this page, including, without limitation, users, visitors, suppliers, customers, partners and / or content contributors. In the event of not agreeing and / or accepting all the terms and conditions of use presented, you must choose to leave the page.



1. General

The sinmetro.pt page is owned by the company SINMETRO – Systems of Innovation in Quality and Metrology (hereinafter abbreviated “SINMETRO Lda.”), headquartered at Rua dos Costas, Lote 19, Loja 74, R/C, 2415-567 Leiria.


2. Additional Policies

Please review the page’s privacy policy and cookie policy. All the policies of the page are incorporated in this text, being, therefore, applicable to their access or use in this page. In the event of not agreeing and / or accepting all the terms and conditions of use presented, you must choose to leave the page. SINMETRO Lda. reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of use, as an exclusive criterion, at any time and without prior notification. The use of the page, after implementing changes / updates to the terms and conditions, implies full acceptance of them in their updated version. If, for any reason, any of the conditions presented is considered invalid, null or, for any reason, not applicable, that condition will be considered separable so it will not affect the validity and applicability of the remaining conditions.


3. Contents of the Page

SINMETRO Lda. is committed to providing adequate descriptions and visual representations of the products presented on the page. SINMETRO Lda. does not guarantee, however, that the information or graphics contained on the page or accessible through the services, will at all times be faithful, accurate, current, useful and complete.


4. Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions

The page may contain typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions, some of which may be related to information from the services. SINMETRO Lda. reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and update the information at any time, without prior notification. SINMETRO Lda. does not assume any obligation to update, modify or clarify information, including, without limitation, information about the process, except if required by law.


5. Use of the Website and its Services

Access to the sinmetro.pt page is free, however, the user must be of legal age in his country of residence, particularly with regard to filling in forms.


6. User Submission

SINMETRO Lda. appreciates the comments and suggestions from its users regarding this page, its contents and functioning. However, SINMETRO Lda. does not accept or encourage the submission of confidential or proprietary information. If the user submits certain submissions, such as entering contests, creative ideas, suggestions, proposals or any other type of material, he / she agrees that SINMETRO Lda. is not obliged to maintain, compensate or respond. When disclosing, submitting or offering submissions, you are simultaneously granting SINMETRO Lda. a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and entirely sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative work, distribute / redistribute and display this material worldwide in any format or medium. The user will be and will remain solely responsible for any published or offered submission. SINMETRO Lda. is not obliged to monitor, edit or remove any content that it determines to be illegal, offensive, threatening, libidinous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or objectionable or that violates the intellectual property of these terms and conditions. You agree that you will not infringe any rights, including copyrights, trademarks, privacy, personality or / and individual or proprietary rights. The user may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone else or in any other way try to deceive, SINMETRO Lda. or third parties, as to the origin of the information submitted. The user will be given sole responsibility for any comments and their accuracy. SINMETRO Lda. takes no responsibility or liability for any submission it publishes.


7. Copyright and Intellectual Property

The content included on this site is the property of Sinmetro Lda. or its content providers and is therefore protected by national and international copyright laws and other intellectual property laws. This content includes, not being limited to images, photographs, dialogues, music, colours, schemes, tools, fonts, drawings, diagrams, layouts, methods, processes, functions and software. Reproduction is prohibited except for what is not mentioned in this point. All content reproduced on this website that is not the property of Sinmetro Lda. is duly identified. SINMETRO Lda. and its content providers have the exclusive right to authorize or prohibit, at its sole discretion, any reproduction, publication, distribution, exhibition, modification, creation of derivative work from or exploitation in any form, total or partial, of the content. Any reproduction, publication, distribution, exhibition, modification or creation of derivative work from, or that exploits in any way, the content expressly authorized by SINMETRO Lda. or by its content providers, must be carried out for lawful purposes, only and in accordance with applicable laws. The user confirms and agrees that any violation of copyrights, trademarks or intellectual property, may result in a civil or criminal liability process.


8. Copyright Complaint

SINMETRO Lda. respects the intellectual property of third parties. If you believe that your work has been copied, in a way that constitutes a copyright infringement, please contact the company through the official channels available on the page.


9. Links

This page and its subpages may contain links to third party pages or may itself be accessible via external links from third party pages. SINMETRO Lda. does not operate, control, sponsor or guarantee activities and interactions associated with it, on third party pages. SINMETRO Lda. provides and allows the creation / existence of such links only for purposes that it considers to be pertinent and of its convenience, not being responsible for the content of any internal link to an external page of third parties or pages of third parties with external links to this page. The integration of links on this page is not an indication of approval, sponsorship or recommendation of third party pages and their respective content. The user agrees that SINMETRO Lda. is not responsible for any content, services and / or products provided by third party pages, as well as for any practices followed by them, with regard to the collection and processing of personal data for their own use. When you access any third party pages through internal links provided on this page, you should carefully read the terms and conditions of use and other policies that regulate their use. The policies published on this page are not applicable and do not override those of any third party page, regulated by its own terms and conditions of use. Sinmetro Lda. thus disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, legality, reliability and or validity of the content on third party pages.


10. Other Prohibitions of Use

In addition to the aforementioned restrictions, the user of this page is prohibited / prohibited from using it and its contents for the purposes listed below: any illegal purpose; instigate another to commit or participate in any initiative that is illegal; violate any local, national or international rules, laws or regulations; harass, abuse, insult, cause harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate or discriminate based on gender, sexual, religious, ethnicity, country of origin, age or disability; presenting false or misleading information; send or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code, which may be used to affect the functionality and operability of this page or any other related page; collect or track other users’ personal information; spam, phishing, pharm, pretext, spider, craw or scrape; any obscene and immoral purpose; interfere with or circumvent the security features of this and any other related site. Sinmetro Lda. reserves the right to cancel your access to the services, from this page or any related page, in violation of any of the presented prohibitions of use.


11. Modification, Suspension or Termination of Services

SINMETRO Lda. reserves the right, without prior notification and on an exclusive pretext / criterion, to cancel or restrict, partially or totally, the access or use of this page, as well as to modify or terminate any service. The user understands and agrees that SINMETRO Lda. may do so without any obligation or responsibility.


12. Privacy

Any and all personal information about the user collected by SINMETRO Lda. resulting from your use of the page, is subject to the terms of its privacy policy. Careful reading of our privacy policy is recommended.


13. Limitation of Liability

SINMETRO Lda., its partners, agents, collaborators, directors and owners, cannot, under any circumstances, be held responsible for any damage resulting from the use of this page and services made available on it, resulting from the behaviour or improper use by other users . SINMETRO Lda., in particular, cannot be held responsible for damages resulting from technical or technological issues or others, resulting from the misuse of this page.


14. Applicable Law

All issues arising and / or related to these terms and conditions of use, including, without limitation, its validity, interpretation, construction, performance and application, are regulated and interpreted in accordance with Portuguese law, without applying the rules of conflicts of laws. Any dispute, claim or controversy arising, directly or indirectly, from the conclusion, interpretation or execution of any contract with SINMETRO Lda., will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Portuguese courts.

For clarification or additional information please contact SINMETRO through the official channels available on the page.

Data Protection


SINMETRO is fully aware that the treatment of your personal data requires your trust. We are compliant with high privacy standards and we guarantee that the use of your personal data will be strictly directed to our identified purposes and always in respect of your data protection rights.

The confidentiality and integrity of your data is one of our utmost concerns.

Accordingly, it is approved and disseminated the SINMETRO´ Data Protection.


1. Personal Data

SINMETRO, Sistemas de Inovação em Qualidade e Metrologia Lda, with headquarters in Rua dos Costas, Lote 19, Loja 74, R/C, 2415-567 Leiria, Portugal, VAT 505 980 967 (hereinafter SINMETRO), within the framework of its activities collects and treats personal data, such as:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • Citizen ID / Passport
  • Marital status
  • Affiliation
  • Medical clearance
  • Criminal record
  • VAT Number
  • Social Security Number
  • Photography and Image
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Qualification Certificate
  • Salary sheet
  • Project timesheet
  • Fiscal receipt
  • Employment contract
  • Consultancy contract
  • Log and access books of premises and equipment’s
  • Event and training attendance lists
  • Questionnaires and enquiries


2. Personal Data Processing

Personal data processing is performed by SINMETRO through automated and/or analogical means (without prejudice of the provisions of chapter VIII), such as:

  • Collection
  • Register and storage
  • Organization
  • Customization
  • Search and use
  • Dissemination, regardless of the disclosure means
  • Comparison or interconnection
  • Limitation, deletion or destruction


3. Data Subject Consent

SINMETRO requires to the data subject, in all cases, the freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous consent for the processing of his/her personal data, using formal templates designed case by case, considering the type, scope and extension of said personal data processing.

Conditions Applicable to Child´s Consent

According to Article 8 of the GDPR, all personal data belonging to children can only be processed under an express consent observing the rules of Article 6, number 1, point a) of the GDPR related to information society services when said children complete 13 years old.

For children with less than 13 years old, such processing shall be lawful only if and to the extent that consent is given or authorized by the holder of parental responsibility over the child, preferably through the use of electronic certification means, such as Citizen Card or Digital Authentication Key.


4. GDPR Compliance

SINMETRO is fully compliant with EU rules concerning personal data protection, approved by the REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons about the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter GDPR), as well as with the full body of internal legislation if force.

SINMETRO is responsible for the personal data processing, under automated and analogical means, since its collection, through its organization and storage, up to its deletion.

SINMETRO keeps a continuous and thorough registry of all its personal data processing activities.


5. Lawfulness of Processing

Personal data shall be processed only according to a bundle of lawful purposes, which include:

  • Performance of SINMETRO´s statutory goals and activities.
  • Compliance with legislation in force and generic legal rules and obligations.
  • Book-keeping and document integrity legal rules.
  • Performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering a contract.
  • Drafting of project proposals and calls.
  • Project performance.
  • Project auditing activities, especially those object of public funding.
  • Training certification procedures.
  • Control and users registry of premises and equipment´s.
  • Security and integrity of premises and equipment´s.
  • SINMETRO´s role as subcontractor, as defined in number 8, Article 4 of the GDPR.


6. Data Storage Period

Personal data will be stored for the period defined by legal rules or, in their absence, for the strict time needed for the fulfilment of the processing purpose, taking in consideration the legal basis for said processing, as well as all the remaining requisites and time periods determined by law, namely the lapse terms for legal actions based on the correlated rights.

Accordingly, in all cases where a mandatory storage period is determined by law, the right to erasure of personal data as stated in Article 17 of the GDPR can only be exercised by the data subject after said period is lapsed.

SINMETRO shall store the personal data for the strict period needed for the fulfilment of the data processing purpose, as well as its erasure (or anonymization, if and when applicable/needed) immediately after said period and/or upon the data subject´s request, always considering the above-cited exceptions and all legally defined terms.


7. Data Subject Rights

The data subject has the right, at all time, to require to SINMETRO, free of charge:

  • The access to his/her personal data.
  • The rectification and correction of his/her personal data.
  • The erasure of his/her personal data (the “right to be forgotten”) (the conditions defined above in VI. on personal data storage may apply.
  • The limitation of his/her data processing (idem).
  • The opposition of his/her data processing.
  • The portability of his/her personal data to an appointed third entity, provided that said data are stored exclusively in electronic form.


In every case, if a legal rule or legal obligation is in force which supersedes these data subject rights, SINMETRO reserves the right of denial of the data subject request (and/or to determine restrictions to said request, if and when applicable), duly communicating to the data subject the respective grounds of said decision.

The data subject is entitled to file complaints to Comissão Nacional de Proteção de Dados (hereinafter, CNPD), the Portuguese Controller Authority, according to the definitions duly stated in numbers 21 and 22 of article 4 and article 51 of the GDPR.


8. Processor and Third-Party Intervention

Third-Party Intervention

SINMETRO, while conducting its undertakings, may authorise third parties (as defined in number 10 of article 4 of the GDPR) to process personal data which are under SINMETRO´s domain, to comply with legal duties, pre-contractual or contractual obligations and/or as indispensable means of performance of SINMETRO´s statutory goals. Said third parties can be public authorities, namely in charge of auditing tasks, project, activity or service partners.

To comply with the GDPR requisites, SINMETRO shall require the previous and mandatory consent to the data subject for this specific processing.

Processor Intervention

SINMETRO, while conducting its undertakings, may subcontract third entities (as defined in number 8 of article 4 of the GDPR) to process personal data on SINMETRO´s behalf. In order to comply with the GDPR requisites, SINMETRO shall require the previous and mandatory consent to the data subject for this specific processing.


9. Cookies

Without prejudice of all the remaining data collection means used by SINMETRO, the collection of anonymous information is performed by SINMETRO through its website, namely related with the type of browser, operative systems and time and date of access to SINMETRO´s website, using cookies. SINMETRO´s full cookie policy is available in this link.


10. SINMETRO’s Duty of Protection

SINMETRO complies with the drafting, approval and implementation of all formal and technical proceedings needed for the security of data processing, as well as to assure the accurate and timely record of all processing activities. In addition, a prior assessment will be made about all future data processing activities to be launched by SINMETRO in the future, assuring that they will be fully RGPD compliant.

SINMETRO will perform its best efforts to assure the proper operation of all available technical means to avoid the loss, improper use, unauthorized access and unlawful appropriation of personal data, regardless of the likelihood of failure of part of the Internet security measures in force.

SINMETRO assumes no liability for any damages and losses suffered by any individuals due to illegitimate access to personal data transmitted by any data subject through SINMETRO´s Internet portal and/or through SINMETRO´s remaining informatic infrastructure.

Nevertheless, SINMETRO shall notify CNPD according to the rules defined in article 33º of the GDPR, if and when acknowledges any event which constitutes a violation of personal data, as defined in number 12 of article 4 of the GDPR.


11. Contacts

Data subject can exercise his/her rights of rectification, modification or cancelling of his/her personal data or request any information related with said data under written form, directed to SINMETRO to the address indicated above in 1. or through the following specific email address: geral@sinmetro.pt.


12. Final Dispositions

SINMETRO is entitled to change this Policy without any prior notice, namely due to the need of its compliance with new legislation or CNPD recommendations. In the event of any change to thus Policy, SINMETRO will immediately publicize said changes through its public Internet portal.

Privacy Policy


This privacy policy seeks to clarify issues related to the treatment and use of information collected by SINMETRO Lda., through the sinmetro.pt page. All information collected is aimed at improving the user experience. The use of the sinmetro.pt page implies the unconditional acceptance of the conditions of this privacy policy.



1. Ownership and Responsible Entity for Processing the Data

The sinmetro.pt page (hereinafter referred to as “page”) and the brand SINMETRO – Quality and Metrology Innovation Systems (hereinafter referred to as “brand” or “SINMETRO”) are owned by the company SINMETRO – Innovation Systems in Quality and Metrology (hereinafter abbreviated “SINMETRO Lda.”), headquartered at Rua dos Costas, Lote 19, Loja 74, R/C, 2415-567 Leiria with share capital of € 5,000 and registered at the Commercial Registry of Coimbra, under the registration and corporate identification number 505980967. In addition to owner of the aforementioned page and brand, SINMETRO Lda. is the entity responsible for processing the data.


2. Information Collected

In general, the sinmetro.pt page can be visited without having to reveal any personal information for this purpose. However, in certain situations, such as making a contact request or applying for a job offer, the user is required to provide personal data in order to complete the entire process. On the sinmetro.pt page, two different types of information are collected: Personal information and anonymous information.


3. Anonymous Information

Anonymous information refers to and encompasses all the information gathered through cookies, which collect the user’s preferences and can be limited, managed or deleted in any browser. The user should, however, be aware that such a procedure may affect the user experience, resulting in non-optimized use and changing behaviours and interactions with the page. The anonymous information collected will be treated for purely statistical purposes. Examples of treatment are the number of visits, the average session time, the user’s location, the operating system and the device used, the ISP – Internet service provider and the use of targeted advertising services.


4. Personal Information

Personal information refers to and encompasses all information freely given by the user of the page. This information is due to the data provided when registering the user or filling out forms available on the page. Personal information will be considered and treated for commercial and marketing purposes, governed by the Personal Data Protection Law (Law No. 67/98, of 26 October and successive amendments) and good practices defined by the National Protection Commission of Data (www.cnpd.pt). Data processing is aimed at institutional, commercial, marketing or recruitment purposes (depending on the specificity of the completed form). Examples are sending newsletters or replying to applications.


5. Data Subject’s Rights

The user reserves the right to request the update or removal of their data by email geral@sinmetro.pt or by sending written correspondence to the SINMETRO Lda. branch in Leiria: Rua dos Costas, Lote 19, Loja 74, R/C, 2415-567 Leiria. The user reserves the right to choose, freely, to provide, or not, any additional / individualized personal information. In these terms, if you do not wish to receive communications from SINMETRO Lda., even after voluntary submission of data in the registration forms, you can express this desire through written correspondence or via e-mail, using the aforementioned addresses.


6. Confidentiality

SINMETRO Lda. ensures the confidentiality of the data provided by the user, ensuring its non-transmission to third parties. SINMETRO Lda. makes available through this page a series of links of interest, from third parties, of which it is unrelated, therefore not being responsible for the data provided there, by the user, identifiable by domains other than sinmetro.pt.


For clarification or additional information, please contact SINMETRO through the official channels available on the contact’s page.

Cookies Policy


This privacy policy clarifies the use of cookies by SINMETRO Lda., through the sinmetro.pt page. Cookies are used to improve the user experience. The use of the sinmetro.pt page implies the acceptance of the use of cookies, to which the user will be notified as soon as he / she enters the page. Regardless of whether the pop-up is confirmed or not confirmed for acceptance of the cookie policy, when accessing this page the user will be accepting our cookie policy as described in this section.



1. Definition

Cookies are small text files, generated by the browser, in the storage unit of the user’s equipment, whenever the user accesses any website. These allow the storage of a variable amount of information related to usage habits, used, either to recognize the user in future visits to any web address to which he has previously accessed, or to guarantee the correct performance of features provided by the pages, aiming the improvement of the user experience. The type of information that can be grouped and analysed by means of cookies includes, but is not limited to, username, email address, internet protocol (IP) address, used to connect to Internet, browser type and version, operating system, the platform used for the connection, history of the areas of our online services that you have viewed or searched, the web addresses (URLs) from which or through which you have accessed and left our online services, the date and time of said activity, among others. Cookies on Internet sites may be, at any time, deactivated, deleted or managed. To find out about the procedure, visit the “Help” section of your Internet browser. We point out that some areas of the page may not work correctly after the cookies are disabled.


2. Purpose

The use of cookies aims to optimize navigation, allowing the stored data to improve the user’s experience on the page, including increasing the response efficiency of the web address by preloading some content that will be stored offline on the storage device. of the user. In this way it is possible to prevent the occurrence of some repetitive actions or interactions throughout the page, such as the reintroduction of user data, acceptance of the cookie policy, etc. Likewise, it helps in the presentation of advertising messages contained in the web address, directing it in such a way as to go as far as possible to the individual interests of the user’s profile.


3. Type of Cookies Used

Cookies are segmented according to their purpose and expiration date: Session cookies – Temporary in nature, they are only generated and are available until the browsing session ends. Returning to your internet browser (browser), after the previous session has ended, the stored cookies will no longer be available. The information obtained allows you to manage sessions, identify problems and provide a better browsing experience. Confirmation cookies – They serve only to ensure that the user confirms the existence of cookies on the page he is visiting and that he wants to continue browsing it. This cookie will be generated and housed in the user’s storage unit only when the user clicks on the “Accept and close” button on the bottom cookie acceptance bar. You can find useful information about cookies and how to manage or disable them at the following address: www.allaboutcookies.org.