Personal Data Protection

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) defines the new rules for the processing personal data and becomes mandatory to all public or private organisations throughout the European Union on 25 May 2018.

The protection of natural persons regarding the processing of their personal data is a fundamental right under the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic and the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

Camões –  Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua, I.P (Camões, I.P.) is strongly committed to complying with the legal obligations arising from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and any other legislation in force related to personal data protection when processing any future data.

For more information, see:

National Commission for Data Protection

European Commission on the new data protection regime

European Commission on questions and answers

Recommendations of the European Data Protection Committee

Pursuant to article 37 of GDRP, Camões, I.P. has designated a Data Protection Officer that can be contacted at the following email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.