BIAL Foundation - Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is an integral part of the website (hereinafter the site), provided by Fundação Bial.

The visit to the site does not imply the record of any personal data that identifies the User, unless the User voluntarily provides information through the forms available for each purpose.

When accessing the site, the browsers transfer some data to the server so that Users can browse correctly. Here you can find further information on cookies.

Data Collection and Handling

Fundação Bial is responsible for the collection and processing of Users' personal data.

Any information that the User provides to us through the site will only be collected by Fundação Bial for the purpose indicated therein, namely, for Prémio Bial de Medicina Clínica, Bial Award in Biomedicine and Maria de Sousa Award applications, Grants for Scientific Research, Fundação Bial Symposium Behind and Beyond the Brain register, works publication and any comments, requests and suggestions. It may be necessary to share the information with BIAL Group companies, partners such as promoters and communication agencies, participating associations and organizers of the Symposiums and other events, grants and prizes management and regulatory authorities located in other countries.

The personal data collected will be retained no longer than is necessary for the specified purpose, and will be erased thereafter.

Fundação Bial assumes that the data were provided by the User, and therefore are true and accurate.


Fundação Bial may use specialized service providers for the data handling for specific purposes, in which case the User will be duly informed. Fundação Bial will ensure that service providers will be bound by contract and subject to a duty of confidentiality, acting in accordance with our instructions and in strict compliance with our guidelines, taking all appropriate measures for the safeguard and integrity of the data processed.

Right of Access

In compliance with and in accordance with the applicable personal data privacy legislation, the User may, at any time, exercise the rights of access, rectification, cancellation and objecting to the processing of his/her personal data, upon written request form choosing the option “Bial Foundation”.

Fundação Bial reserves the right to update the Privacy Policy of this site whenever necessary, being the changes effective after publication.