Privacy Policy

VectorB2B – Drug Developing – Association for Research in Biotechnology, private association based in Av. Professor Egas Moniz, Edifício Egas Moniz, 2º, Sala A8, 1649-028 Alvalade – LISBOA., holder of NIPC 515 232 319 (hereinafter referred to as “VectorB2B”) warrants to the visitors of this Site (“User” or “Users”) the respect for their privacy and the protection of their personal data.

Visiting the website (hereafter “Site”), by itself, does not imply the automatic registration of any personal data that identifies the User. However, the use of our contact form, “Ask a Scientist” Area, download documents and our Reserved Area may imply the provision of personal data by Users.

We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide the User the requested service or information. What data we store, we will protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

This Privacy Policy is an integral part of the Site Terms of Use and, together with the Cookie Policy, governs the collection and processing of personal data provided by Users, as well as the exercise of their rights with respect to such data, pursuant to General Data Protection Regulation, the European Parliament and the Council in force.

1. What personal data is collected and how is it collected?

VectorB2B is the entity responsible for the collection and processing of user’s personal data.

In order to access and use certain features of the Site, such as our contact form, download documents, access Ask a Scientist area or Reserved Area, the User must provide some personal data.

Personal data collected (identification data entered to download documents, in the contact form, Ask a Scientist area or registration in the Reserved Area) will be processed and stored by VectorB2B for downloading documents and for the management of your contact and clarification requests, as part of pre-contractual inquiries at the request of the owner of the namely to respond to them by means of the “Contact Form”, Ask a Scientist area or by sharing specific content in the Reserved Area. The data collected are indispensable for the contact, so all required data are required to be supplied, otherwise your contact request or registration in the Reserved Area will not be processed. The data is collect for the sole purpose of providing the service/information required by the User, and is collected by fair and lawful means, with the User’s knowledge and consent.In any case of collection, VectorB2B assumes that the data collected has been entered by the holder of the data or has been authorized by the data subject, and is true, accurate and current.

We do not share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.

You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.


If you have an account and log in to this site, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and will be deleted when you close your browser.

When you log in, some cookies will be set to store your session information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last one year. If you select “Remind me”, your session will persist for two weeks. When you log out, your login cookies will be removed. You can find more information about Cookies in section 6. of this Privacy Policy.

Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content on other sites behaves as if you visit those sites.

This site may collect data about you, use cookies, incorporate third party tracking, monitor your interactions with it, including record interactions with embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that site. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.

2. With whom is your data shared and how long is your data retained?

VectorB2B may communicate your personal data in compliance with a legal obligation, a decision of the National Data Protection Commission or a court order.

For users who are somehow registered on our site, we store the personal information you provide in your user profile. All users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Site administrators can also view and edit this information.

3. What rights do you have about your data?

The User is entitled at all times to obtain confirmation from VectorB2B that personal data concerning him / her are subject to processing, as well as access to it, being provided, upon request, a copy of the data. in question.

The User is also recognized at all times the rights to rectify and delete his personal data, as well as the right to limit or oppose the processing of his personal data.

Should you request deletion of your data, VectorB2B shall adopt all necessary mechanisms to ensure that all data has been deleted.

The User may also request any additional information, including information on the purposes of the processing of data and the expected storage period.

The User has the right to transmit the personal data concerning him / her which he / she has provided to VectorB2B in a structured, common use and automatic reading format, to another controller. Accordingly, the User may request, whenever technically possible and when legally applicable, the transmission of his / her personal data directly between the controllers.

The User may exercise the said rights upon written request addressed to VectorB2B at the email address:

However, if the requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive, in particular due to their repetitive nature, VectorB2B reserves the right to demand a fee taking into account the administrative costs related to the user’s request or to refuse to follow the request.

4. How long is personal data stored?

The personal data collected will be kept for the period necessary for the fulfillment of these purposes, after which it will be permanently deleted.

Unregistered Users may freely browse the Site and will not be required to provide any personal data. They may, however, fill out the “Contact Form”, “Ask a Scientist”, “download documents” or “Reserved Area”, in which case they will be asked for some personal data.

However, you should be aware that certain information about you may be collected, even if anonymously, through automated processes (such as cookies) as described below.

5. What security measures are in place?

VectorB2B makes its best efforts to protect Users’ personal data against unauthorized access via the Internet. To this end, it uses security systems, rules and other procedures to ensure the protection of Users’ personal data, as well as to prevent unauthorized access to, misuse, disclosure, loss or destruction of data.

However, it is your responsibility to ensure and ensure that the device you are using is adequately protected against harmful software, computer viruses and worms. In addition, you should be aware that without appropriate security measures (eg secure browser configuration, up-to-date antivirus software, firewalls and non-dubious software use), the risk of personal data and passwords being accessed by third parties without permission to do so is aggravated.

Please note that whenever data are collected on open networks such as the Internet, your data may circulate unsafe and may be seen and used by unauthorized third parties.

6. Cookies

6.1 What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored, however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the sites functionality.

6.2 How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

6.3 Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

6.4 The Cookies We Set

* Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

* Login related cookies

We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.

* Email newsletters related cookies

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

* Surveys related cookies

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

* Forms related cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

* Site preferences cookies

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

* Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

This site uses Google Analytics which and other analytical tools, which are one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

As we offer specialized scientific services it is important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a contact and are interest in our services, and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and services costs to ensure the best possible price.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including LinkedIn, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

To learn more about cookies, visit where you can find information on how to manage your settings for the various browser providers. If you have any questions about the terms of operation of cookies used by VectorB2B, you can contact us at the email address:

7. To file complaints

Whenever the User considers that there is a violation of the processing of his / her personal data, he / she is entitled to make a complaint to the National Data Protection Commission or other competent supervisory authority under the law.

8. To submit questions and suggestions

If you have any questions or concerns about how VectorB2B handles your personal data, please send us your inquiry at or by letter to Av. Professor Egas Moniz, Edifício Egas Moniz, 2º, Sala A8, 1649-028 Alvalade – Lisboa, Portugal.

9. Where to see privacy policy changes?

VectorB2B may, at any time, without notice and with immediate effect, amend, add or revoke, partially or totally, this Privacy Policy.

Any changes will be immediately posted on this same online page.

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