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Privacy Policy

The CROSSCUT projet and platform respect and promote the use of the the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Thus, CROSSCUT is commited to:

-ask only for data essential to the operation of the provided service;

-provide only profile fields (name, email) of participants only to the entities that promote the courses in which they are enrolled;

-additional data asked in the context of courses are provided only to the entities that promote those courses;

-progress and performance data, properly anonimized, can be used for scientific research purposes only.

Profile fields are stored while the CROSSCUT platform is active, the user having the possibility to modify them at any moment, as well as to ask for their elimination in

Declaration of informed consent

By submitting the request for a user account creation in the CROSSCUT platform, the user automatically authorizes the treatment of personal data for identification (name) and contact (email address) by Universidade Aberta (UAb), for management and organization of the activity of the CROSSCUT platform, observing applicable legal obligations and regulations, without which data UAb won't be able to respond to requirements when exercising its rights and duty obligations emerging from the legal relation established or being established.

In legal terms, I am guaranteed to exercise the rights to access, rectify, update and erase my personal data or oppose the treatment thereof, safeguarding the cases provided for in the law where the treatment responsible presents compelling and legitimate reasons that overcome the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, while a complaint may also be presented to the Control Authority.

I also learned that UAb may change or adjust its Privacy Policy when necessary, and I have taken note of the Data Protection Officer's contacts: Dr. Jorge Ferreira, email:

I give my consent in a free, voluntary, explicit and infomed manner, and confirm that I am of the minimum legal age required (16 years old).

By providing my personal data in the registration form, I express my agreement with the above conditions, stating unambiguously my consent.