Privacy and Cookies



Agroop's Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement is applicable to Agroop's websites, services and products that retrieve data and present this Statement, as well as all offline product support. This Statement is not applicable to Agroop's websites, services and products witch do not present any links to this Statement or have their own Privacy Statements.

Please read this Statement carefully and click on More information to get more detail on a certain topic. You can select one of the products listed above to read that particular product Privacy Statement. Some products, services or functionalities mentioned on this Statement might not be available in all markets. You can find out more about our commitment to protect your privacy at http://www.agroop.net/privacy

Cookies

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Most of Agroop websites use cookies: little text code stored on your device to help websites collect data about your online activity. The cookie's text consists often of a sequence of numbers and letters (ID) witch identify uniquely your computer, albeit it might contain other information. An example of a stored cookie when you visit one of our websites: E3732CA7E319442F97EA48A170C99801. Our websites can also contain web signs and other similar technologies. We use cookies and similar technologies for multiple uses, described more thoroughly below.

How to control cookies and similar technologies

We made available browser controls to help you manage your cookies. You can also accept cookies without receiving personalizes advertising. The preference controls and advertising refusal of Agroop are available at http://www.agroop.net/chooseadvertising/

Browser controls to block cookies

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. Although, you can change your browser preferences to block cookies.

You can check instructions on blocking cookies on your browser Privacy Statement.

Note that if you opt to block cookies, you might not be able to log in or use other interactive functionalities of Agroop's websites and services and you can loose some ad preferences that rely on cookies.

Browser controls to delete cookies

You can check instructions on deleting cookies on your browser's Privacy Statement.

Beware that if you choose to delete cookies, any definitions and preferences controlled by those cookies including advertising preferences will be deleted and will have to be recreated.

Browser's "No monitor" controls and monitor protection

Some of the most recent browsers included "No monitor" functionalities. Most of this functionalities, when active, send a signal or a preference to websites that you visit, indicating that you witch to not be monitored. Those website (or third party content on those websites) will be able to continue with some monitor activities, although your preference has been stated. Currently, there is not a consensus on the DNT signal, so, Agroop, will not respond to DNT signals from browsers in our websites or online services, or in third-party websites and online services in witch we provide advertising, content or retrieve information. We are keeping a close watch on the online industry, awaiting a consensus on the handling of DNT signals.

Advertising refusal controls

As cookies can be used for multiple purposes, users witch do not want to receive personalized advertising, can opt to accept cookies and refuse personalized advertising. Online advertising companies have made guidelines and programs to help breakdown users privacy and those programs include webpages that you can access to refuse personalized advertising from all participating companies (including Agroop). Those pages include:

Advertising companies can individually offer their own ads refusal and advanced add options. For example, preference and add refusal controls of Agroop are available at http://agroop.net/chooseadvertising. Note that this refusal does not mean you will stop receiving ads or seeing less ads: it means that the ads you get will no longer be personalized for you. Furthermore, this refusal does not impede our servers from creating or updating profiles that can be used on behavioural advertising.

Third-party analysis control

As we describe in more detail bellow, many of Agroop's websites and online services and other companies that use services and third-party analysis, witch use cookies and web signs to compile aggregated statistics related to the efficiency of promotion campaigns and other website operations. You can refuse the collection or use of data by the following providers clicking in the links:

Our use of cookies

Agroop's websites use cookies for multiples functions:

  • To store your preferences and definitions. If you introduce your city or zip code to get local news or weather forecasts, we can store that city or zip code in a cookie so you can see relevant local information when you return to the website. This process can save you time, eliminating the need to introduce the same data every time you visit the website.
  • Log in and authentication. When you login in a website or service using your Agroop account, we store an exclusive ID and a timestamp in an encrypted cookie on your device. This cookie allows you to browse website pages without having to login in each page.
  • Personalized advertising. When we show online ads, we place one or more cookies on your device to be able to recognize and show you personalized adds. Seeing adds on our advertising and editor partners, as well as on our own websites, allows us to compile information through time about the kind of pages, content and add witch you visit or visualize. This information allows us to select the adds we show you, avoiding repeating the same adds. They also help us present and select personalized advertising witch we believe is in your interest. You can find out more arbour our cookie use, including how to refuse personalized adds in Agroop, at Agroop's Advertising Privacy Statement.
  • Website analysis. We can use cookies to get the number of exclusive visitors of a webpage, service or to develop aggregated statistics about our websites operations and services. Those analyses help us provide a better service.

Some of the cookies witch are commonly used are indicated in the following table. This list is not exhaustive, but it intends to illustrate the main reasons we use cookies. If you use any of our websites, there can be some or all of the following cookies:

  • VISIT. Identifies specific browsers that visit our websites. It is used in advertising, website analysis and other operational uses.
  • ANON. It contains the ANID, an exclusive identifier used to pick witch ads users will like. It is also used to keep your refusal of personalized advertising if you opt to refuse that in you Agroop account.
  • CC. It contains a country code as determined by the IP reverse lookup.
  • Agroop's authentication. Authentication cookies (for example RPSTAuth, MSNRPSAuth, KievRPSAuth) witch are useful when you log in to your Agroop account.
  • NAP. It contains an encrypted version of your country, zip code, age, sex, language, position, in case they are known, based on your Agroop profile.
  • MH. It appears on websites that collaborate with other brands in witch Agroop establishes partnerships as advertisers. This cookie identifies the ad provider to select the right ad.
  • ACH01. It stores information on the ad witch you clicked and the place in the add you clicked.
  • TOptOut. It record your refusal to receive personalized ads.

Beyond the cookies witch we determine through the website you visit, it is also possible that third-party websites define cookies when you visit them. If that happens, that entity will be hired by us to provide a service in our behalf, like website analysis. Another reason consists on the fact that webpages contain content and third-party adds, like videos, news or ads sent by other advertising networks. Once your browser connects with the web servers of those third-parties to get those contents, they can place or read their own cookies on your device and retrieve information about your online activities.

Our use of web beacons

Our web pages can contain electronic images known as web beacons - sometimes called single pixel GIFs - witch can be used to help send cookies from our websites, account for users on that pages and provide marketing services. Sometimes we include web beacons on our promocional messages our email bulletins just to determine if the message was opened or not.

We also work occasionally with other companies witch advertise on our website, placing web beacons in their respective sites or adds so we can develop statistics on the click frequency that an ads placed on Agroop's website results in a purchase or other action in the advertiser website.

Finally, our website can contain web beacons to help compile aggregated statistics on the efficacy of our campaigns or other operations. This web beacons will allow third-parties to place or read a cookie in your device. This companies can retrieve data on your online activity in websites and online servers. Although, we do not allow third-party use of web beacons in our websites to retrieve our access information that can identify you directly (as your name or email address). You can refuse the data retrieval or it's use by this companies of external data analysis as described on third-party control.

Other similar technologies

Beyond normal cookies and web beacons, websites can use other technologies to store and read files of data in your device. This procedure can be used to keep your preferences or improve the speed and response of the system, since it will store files locally. Albeit, and just as normal cookies, this technology can be used to store a unique ID of your device; this ID can in a later stage be used to monitor your online activity. This technologies include local shared objects (or "Flash cookies"), local HTLM5 storage and Silverligh Application Storage.

Retrieved information

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Agroop retrieves multiple kind of information’s to operate with efficiency and provide you wish the best products, services and modes of use as possible. Some of those data are provided to us directly. Others are acquired through the observation of the way you interact with our products and services. And some others are still available from other sources witch can combine with the data we retrieve directly No matter what source, we think it's important to handle that information carefully and help to keep it private.

What we retrieve:

  • Registration - when you register to use our website or services, it can be asked of you to provide some information about yourself like your name, birth date and zip code.
  • Log in - to access some of Agroop's services, it will be needed to log in with an e-mail address and a password, named Agroop account. When you log in to one of our websites or services, you can log in directly to other Agroop's websites and services that use Agroop account. Click here to get more information on the privacy of your Agroop account.
  • Use of our websites and services - we retrieve data witch tell used about the way you interact with our services, including the browser you use, yours IP address, your localization, cookies and other unique ID's, the pages you visit and the functionalities you use.
  • Data from other sources - through demographic data witch we buy from other companies, we can get more information about you.

When you are asked to share personal information, you are at liberty to refuse tough you might not be able to use some functionalities or services.

How we retrieve it:

  • Register forms or search formats, in witch you will introduce data;
  • Cookies and web beacons (visit this page to know more about this technologies);
  • Web registers witch allow us to retrieve standard information sent by your browser for all websites visited, like IP address, the type and language of your browser and the website where the user comes from, as well as the visited pages and used hyperlinks used when you visit our websites and services.
  • Software installed on your device that is capable of giving information needed to operate, update or improve the same software.

How we use your personal information

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We use your personal information that we retrieve to operate, improve and personalize our products and services. The information retrieved by an Agroop service can be combined with information obtained through other services of Agroop to provide you a smother and personalized interaction. We can also complement this information with other from third-parties. For example, we can use services from other companies that help us calculate a general area based on your IP address to personalize some services to your geographic location.

We can also use the information to reach out to you to inform you, for example, that your subscription is about to end, when there updates available or when you need to log in to your account to activate it.

Many of our websites and services are made available for free because of the fact that we are supported by advertising. To widely provide those services, the information we retrieve can be used to help improve the ads we show, making them more relevant to you.

Sharing your personal information

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We share your information only with your consent. For example, we share your content with third-parties if you give consent; for example, when you send an email to a friend, you share photos and documents on OneDrive or associate your account with other service.

We can share or make public personal information with other subsidiaries controlled by us and their affiliates, as well as our suppliers or agents that work in our behalf. For example, companies hired to do the client support service or help protect the security of our services can need access to personal data to realize their function. In those cases, those companies must uphold our requisites of data privacy and don't have permission to use that information for any other purpose. We can also share personal information in a group transaction, like a merger or an asset sale.

At last, we can access, share and store your personal information, including your private content (such as the content of your e-mail messages, other private communications or files in private folders) when we believe it it done in good faith to:

  • uphold the law or answer to any legal proceedings instituted by the competent authorities, including those of authorities or government agencies;
  • protect our clients (avoid spam or attempts to defraud our users and/or to prevent serious injury or loss of life’s);
  • operate and keep our services secure, to prevent an attack on our system or networks;
  • protect our rights or our propriety, including the enforcement of the terms that rule our service use; however, if we receive information that indicates that someone is using our services to smuggle Agroop's physical or intellectual propriety, we will not inspect the client’s private life, but we might report it to the authorities.

Beware that some of our websites and services include links to websites or services of third-parties, witch possess different Privacy Policies. If you send personal information to any of those websites or services, that information will be treated according to those third-party websites and services Privacy Statement.

Access to personal information

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Some of our services allow you to visualize or edit your online personal information. To stop those information being seen by other, you'll be asked to login. The methods used to access the websites and services vary.

Agroop.net - You can access your profile in agroop.net by visiting the page Account at Agroop.

Agroop's Billing and Account Service - If you have an account at Agroop with your entity, you can updated your information in your profile in the same way, clicking in the edit button, at your entity's profile.

Agroop Account - If you want to update your profile information in your Agroop Account, you can alter your password, add security information, visualize your exclusive credential ID or close your account, you can do it at the definitions on any of Agroop's websites or apps.

Public Profile - If you have created a public profile with your Agroop account, you can edit or delete information on your public profile by accessing your profile on any of Agroop's websites or apps.

If you can't access your personal data retrieved by our website and services (through the hyperlink above) this websites and services can provide other ways of accessing your data. You can reach out to us through the web form. The requests to access or remove your personal data will be answered up to 30 days after you reach out to us.

Minors

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When some of our websites and services retrieve information about your age, that website or service will block users with 16 years old or younger, or it will get the parents or legal guardians authorization before the minor is authorizes to use it. We will not ask intentionally to children 16 years old and younger to provide the information needed for our services.

When the authorization is granted, the account of the minor will be treated as a regular account. The minor can access services like email messages, instant messages and online message boards and will be able to communicate freely with users of any age.

The parents or legal guardian can alter or revoke the consenting option mentioned above, as well and review, edit or delete the child’s personal information. For example, parents can visit the minors Agroop's account, edit their profile and alter the Permissions.

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Many of our websites and services are supported through advertising.

Most of the ads presented will originate form Agroop. When we show you an ad, we will place one or more cookies in your device so that you can be recognized. This process will allow us to compile information through time about the kind of pages, content and adds witch you visit or visualize. Therefor, this compilation will help us select the adds we present to you, for example, so that there are no repeated adds and that the adds we show you are in your interest.

Most of web browsers allow you to manage your cookies preference. You can define your browser to refuse cookies or delete one in particular. In general, you should be able to manage similar technologies in the same way you manage cookies, using your browsers preferences. This links show you how to adjust the options in your browser:

Note that if you block cookies witch we intend on storing in your browser, you will invariably deteriorate our services, since you will create a barrier on our communication to you as our client.

One of the third-party services we use to record activity related with the use of our service (placing cookies, for example) is Google Analytics. If you do not want the information to be gathered or used by Google Analytics, you can install an opt-out option in your browser.

More information

To get more information on the use of cookies (and still block it), visit www.allaboutcookies.org, www.youronlinechoices.eu (Europe) or www.aboutads.info/choices/ (United States).If you have any doubt or comment about the use of cookies, please contact us through privacy@agroop.net.

We also allow other companies, including other publicity networks to show adds on our website. In some cases, those third-parties can place cookies on your computer and retrieve information on your online activities in websites or online services.

You must be aware that some of the most recent browsers included" No monitor" functionalities. Most of this functionalities, when active, send a signal or a preference to websites that you visit, indicating that you witch to not be monitored. Those website (or third party content on those websites) will be able to continue with some monitor activities, although your preference has been stated. Currently, there is not a consensus on the DNT signal, so, Agroop, will not respond to DNT signals from browsers in our websites or online services, or in third-party websites and online services in witch we provide advertising, content or retrieve information. We are keeping a close watch on the online industry, awaiting a consensus on the handling of DNT signals. In the meanwhile, users can continue to cancel our personalized add, as mentioned before.

Communication preferences

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If you receive any promotional email messages from us and intent to stop receiving it you can do it by following the instructions on the message.

Depending on the service, you can also chose proactively the reception of promotional material through email, phone or post, by websites and services by logging in to the following pages:

Depending on the service, you can also chose proactively the reception of promotional material through email, phone or post, by websites and services by logging in to the following pages:

  • The Promotional Communications Manager of Agroop allows you to update your contact information, manage your contact preferences, cancel subscriptions and pick witch contact information you want to share with our partners. If you don't have an Agroop account, you can manage your email communication preferences through this web form.

This options do not apply to the exhibition of online adds (for more information on this, please see the "Ad exhibition" section) and/or to the reception of mandatory service communication, considered part of some services.

Geolocation services

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When you use some feature or service that is local based, cell phone data towers data, Wi-Fi data and GPS data can be sent to Agroop. Agroop uses that information to present the services you requested, personalize your experience and improve Agroop's products and services.

Support can be provided by telephone or email contact. We can use Remote Access with your permission, to browse temporarily on your account. The cell phone calls or the Remote Access with support professionals can be recorded or monitored. In the case of Remote Access, you can log out at any moment or if you choose to proceed, access the recording after the fact.

Some services allow you to control the time in witch the local information is sent to Agroop or provided elsewhere. In some cases, the geolocation is essential to the service and can require the uninstalling of a functionality or discontinuation of the service, to stop the retrieval of geoinformation. Consult the documentation we provide to get information on how to disable geolocation functionalities.

Support Data

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The supporting data is the information we collect when you commit a support request or you execute a solution of problems, including information about hardware, software, and other details related to the support incident, such as: information on contact or authentication, information on machine status and the application at the time of failure and during diagnostics, system and registry data about software installations and hardware configurations, and further error control files. We use Support Data as described in this Privacy Statement and also to resolve your support incident and for training purposes.

The support may be provided by telephone or email. We may use Remote Access (RA), with your permission, to temporarily navigate in your session. Telephone conversations or remote access with support professionals may be recorded and / or monitored. In the case of Remote Access, you can end the session at any time or, if you opt to continue until the end of the session, access the recording after the end of it.

Following a support incident, we may send you a survey about your experience. You can refuse the reception of support surveys independently of other communications provided by Agroop by contacting Support.

To review and edit your personal information collected by our support services, contact us using our web form.

Some business customers may purchase enhanced support offerings (e.g..: Premier). These offerings are covered by their own contract terms and notices.

Payment systems

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Payment data is the information you provide when shop online. These may include your payment system (e.g.: credit card, PayPal), your name and address for billing and the security code associated with your payment system (e.g.: the CSV or CVV). This section provides additional information regarding the collection and use of your payment information.

The payment data are used to complete a transaction, as well as for the detection and prevention of fraud. To expand these objectives (as exemplified by the reduction of credit risk), we may share your Payment Data with banks and other entities that process payment transactions or other financial services.

Data for payment or organization provided by you will still be stored to help you complete future transactions.

You can update or remove the payment instrument information associated with your Agroop account. You can also remove the payment instrument information associated with your organization account by contacting Customer Support. However, after we close your account or we remove a payment instrument, we may retain your payment instrument data for as long as it is reasonable to complete your existing transaction and therefore comply with legal requirements and detect and/or prevent fraud.

Account at Agroop

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The Agroop account is a service that allows you to sign in to Agroop's products, websites and services as well as in our selected partners.

Creating an Agroop account

You can create an account in Agroop by providing an email address and a password. We will use your information only for security reasons, for example, to verify your identity or reset your password if you can not access your account. Some services may require added security; in those cases, you will be asked to provide additional information. The email address and password used to create and login to your account at Agroop are your "credentials" that you will use for authentication in our network. We assign a unique ID number to your credentials to identify your credentials and associated information.

You should use a personal email address in an email service in which you have access.

When you create an account at Agroop, we also we also request the following demographic information: gender, country, date of birth and zip code. We may use your birthdate to verify that minors hold the necessary consent of a parent or guardian to use an account at Agroop as required by local law. These demographic information is used for market research and used by our online advertising systems to provide you personalized ads on products and services that you may find useful; however, our ad systems will not receive or use information that could identify you directly (such as your name, email address or phone number). If you opt out of personalized ads, you'll be able to block the receipt of cookies on your devices. For more information on cookies, see the Ad exhibition tab.

We will use the email address you used to create your account in Agroop Agroop to send you communications relating to your use of our products and services and the security of your account. Similarly, we may send you promotional e-mails about our products and services in accordance with local regulations.

Login to Agroop's software, websites or services with your account

When logging on to a website or service through your account at Agroop, we collect some information to validate your identity on behalf of the website or service, to protect you from malicious use of the account and to protect the safety and efficacy of the account service at Agroop. For example, after the login, the service account in Agroop receives your credentials and registers your login name and other information such as the unique number assigned to your credentials, your IP address, the browser version, the operating system and a date and a time. If you use an account at Agroop for your login into a device or software that is installed on a device is assigned the same device a unique and random ID that therefore will be sent as part of your credentials to the account service in Agroop. Later, the same ID will be used to help protect your account for every time you log into a website or service with your account at Agroop. In this case, the account service in Agroop sends the following confirmation information restricted to the website or service that initial session a number of unique ID (which allows the website or service to determine whether you are the same person from one login session to the next), the version number assigned to your account (it is assigned a new number for every time alters the logon information), confirmation or non-confirmation of the email address and notice concerning the decommissioning of your account (if it was possibly disabled).

When you log in in an application made by Agroop, it sends standard information about your device to Agroop, like the manufacturer and the model name. We may use this information to personalize certain communications with you, such as email messages designed to help you start using an Agroop application.

Some websites and third-party services that allows you to sign in with your account at Agroop require your email address to provide services. We provide the websites or services your email address except, of course, your password. If you create the account credentials at Agroop with the website or service, you may have limited access to information associated with your credentials and profile, as noted during account creation.

If we have received your account from third-parties, as an administrator of an entity, that person may have rights over your account, such as consult your use of the account, profile data, read or store content in your account and even suspend or cancel your account. According to these rules, you are subject to Agroop Service Agreement and to any additional terms and conditions of that person. If you are the administrator of an entity and you have provided your users accounts at Agroop, you will be responsible for all activities taking place in those accounts.

Note that websites and services that allows you to sign in with your Agroop account can use or share your email address or other personal information provided to them as described in the relevant privacy statements. They can also share the unique ID number that the service account at Agroop provides them only to fulfil a service or transaction required by you. All websites or services that use the account at Agroop are required to hold a privacy statement published despite Agroop not controlling or monitoring the privacy practices of such websites, susceptible to variations. You should carefully review the privacy statement for each website where you login to determine how each site or service will use the information gathered.

Linking your Agroop account to social networks

You can link your Agroop account to an in some social network like Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn so that we can access some data. This access is justified, for example, for possibility to pre-fill your profile with the profile information of this social network. You can see a list of social networks that offer accounts to which you can connect with your Agroop account.

We are not responsible for content from services that do not belong to us or for shared or sent information by you. If you use a third-party service, the respective use of your information will be subject to the respective privacy practices. You should carefully review the privacy statement for each social networking account that links to your Agroop account to determine how they will use the information collected.

Access to your personal information and close your account.

You can access personal information in your account at Agroop through it's page. You can change your user name, your password, alternate email address, and phone number. You can also terminate your Agroop account via "Close your account." If your account is in at Agroop has been added by an administrator of an entity, there may be a special procedure to close your account Agroop.

Other relevant information on privacy

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Below you will find additional privacy information that we consider important. Many of these information describes common practices in the industry but we want to make sure that you have knowledge of them. You have to take into account that this information does not constitute a complete description of our practices. All of them are in addition to the other more specific information, included in other sections of this privacy statement.

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Protect the security of personal information

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal information. As such, we use a wide range of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or unauthorized disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information (such as a credit card number or password) over the Internet, we protect it through encryption, for example, the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) protocol.

If a password is used to help protect your accounts and personal information, maintaining confidentiality of that password is your responsibility so we ask you not to share that password. When sharing a computer, you should always log out before leaving a website or service to prevent these users from accessing your information.

Changes in our privacy statements

We will occasionally update our privacy statements to reflect the changes made in our services and also taking into account the suggestions of our customers. When we post changes to a statement, we will revise the "updated date" existing at the top of the statement. If there are material changes to the statement or the way we use your personal information, you will be notified of the changes before they take effect by sending a direct notification. We advise you to periodically review the privacy statement for the products and services you use to find out how we protect your information.

How to contact us:

  • If you have any questions regarding technical assistance, visit http://support.agroop.net/ http://support.agroop.net/ to find out more about the Agroop support.
  • If you have a question concerning the password of your account at Agroop, you can also consult the same page (http://support.agroop.net/).
  • If your questions are related to privacy or you desire to address a question to the Privacy Officer at Agroop or you want to request access to your personal information, contact us through the same web form.

By mail (Headquarters): Agroop - Parque Tecnológico de Óbidos, Edifícios Centrais Sala 8, R/C, Rua da Criatividade, 2510-216 Óbidos, Portugal

By mail (Office): Agroop - Taguspark, Parque de Ciência e Tecnologia, Edificio Inovação II, 421, 2740-122 Oeiras, Portugal

Or by phone (Office): (+351) 211 211 153

eAgroop, Lda. is our data protection representative to the European Economic Area and Switzerland. You can contact the Data Protection Office at eAgroop, Ltd. at the following address:

eAgroop, Lda.

Parque Tecnológico de Óbidos,

Edifícios Centrais Sala 8, R/C, Rua da Criatividade,

2510-216 Óbidos, Portugal.

To pinpoint the Agroop affiliate in your country or region, visit http://www.agroop.net/filiais/.