Policy of Privacy and Personal Data Protection

Reflecting its vision and aligned with the objective of acting responsibly in the community in which it operates and in its relations with its clients, the protection of privacy and personal data and their transparent and honest processing are essential values for the entire Mota-Engil Group. For this reason, all the companies that make up the Mota-Engil Group process personal data based on the following principles:
Personal data is processed lawfully, fairly and transparently; It is only collected for duly determined, explicit and legitimate purposes, in accordance with the applicable legislation; The data collected is limited to what is strictly essential and for the time necessary for the purposes for which it is processed; Only employees, collaborators and partners of the Group whose duties so require have access to the personal data processed; Personal data is treated confidentially.

Personal details

According to data protection legislation, personal data is 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, an electronic identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Responsible for treatment

The person responsible for processing the personal data will be the Mota-Engil Group company with which the data subjects have a relationship.

Conditions for treatment

The companies that make up the Mota-Engil Group will only process personal data if one of the conditions laid down in data protection legislation is met, namely: If the data subject has given their consent to the processing of their personal data; If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, or for pre-contractual steps at the request of the data subject; When the processing is necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation to which the Mota-Engil Group is subject; If the processing is necessary to guarantee the legitimate interests of the Mota-Engil Group.

Personal data retention period

In line with the aforementioned principles, the personal data processed by the Mota-Engil Group is kept for the time strictly necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. These periods are determined on the basis of information retention criteria defined and appropriate to each processing and in compliance with the Group's legal and regulatory obligations.

Rights of personal data subjects

The Mota-Engil Group ensures that the data subject can exercise the rights conferred on them by data protection legislation, namely: Right of access to personal data (the holder of personal data can obtain confirmation as to whether their personal data is processed and access information about it); Right to rectification (the data subject may request that their personal data be rectified or completed); Right to erasure (the data subject may request that their personal data be erased in certain situations: (i) if the personal data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected or processed, (ii) if the data subject withdraws the consent on which the data processing is based and there is no other legal basis for it, (iii) if the data subject objects to the processing and there are no overriding legitimate interests, (iv) if the personal data has been processed unlawfully, (v) if the personal data has to be erased under a legal obligation or (vi) if the personal data has been collected in the context of offering information society services); Right to restriction of processing (the data subject has the right to request the restriction of processing when (i) the accuracy of the data is contested and for a period of time that allows the accuracy of the data to be verified, (ii) the data subject considers that the processing is unlawful, (iii) the data is no longer necessary for the purposes of the processing, but the data is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or (iv) the data subject has objected to the processing and there is no overriding legitimate interest); Right to data portability (where processing is based on consent or the performance of a contract and is carried out by automated means, the data subject may request that personal data concerning him/her which he/she has provided be delivered in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, as well as request that the personal data be transmitted to another controller, provided that this is technically possible); Right to object (the holder of personal data has the right to object to processing at any time when (i) the processing is based on the legitimate interest of the person responsible for processing or (ii) the processing is carried out for purposes other than those for which the data were collected); Right not to be subject to exclusively automated individual decisions (in certain situations, the holder of personal data has the right to request human intervention when decisions are made on the basis of exclusively automated processing); Right to withdraw consent (the data subject has the right to withdraw the consent they have given for the processing of their personal data); Right to lodge a complaint with the National Data Protection Commission (on any matters relating to the processing of your personal data). If you wish to exercise any of the above rights or clarify issues related to the protection of privacy and personal data by the Mota-Engil Group, you can do so by letter or email to the contacts provided in the "contacts" section of this website.

Security measures

The companies that make up the Mota-Engil Group have at their disposal security, technical and organisational measures that guarantee the protection of personal data against personal data breaches ("personal data breach": breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed) and against any other form of unlawful processing. The commitment to personal data protection also implies that whenever personal data is transmitted to other entities, they are obliged to adopt technical and organisational measures that guarantee the same level of protection. The commitment to the protection of personal data also implies that whenever personal data is transmitted to other entities, they are obliged to adopt technical and organisational measures that guarantee the same level of protection.

Communication of data to other entities

In the course of their business, the companies that make up the Mota-Engil Group may have to communicate or give access to your personal data to other entities, always ensuring that they have technical and organisational measures that adequately protect personal data.

Personal data will only be accessed by or shared with the following organisations:

  • Companies belonging to the Mota-Engil Group;
  • Entities that provide services to the Group, such as IT support, document management, legal support, human resources;
  • Clients of Mota-Engil Group companies;
  • Public authorities (e.g. the Tax and Customs Authority)

Additional information

If you wish, you can access detailed information on privacy and the processing of personal data at the following e-mail address privacy@mota-engil.com.

The Mota-Engil Group's privacy policy may be subject to changes at any time. In this case, the changes will be duly announced and publicised on the respective website.
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