Terms and Conditions




These General Terms of Use govern the use of APREN's website with the current address http://www.APREN.PT, with its current denomination or other that it may adopt in the future ("website"), Legal Person Identification Number 502063009 and with its headquarters at Av. Sidónio Pais, N.º. 18 R/C 1050-215 Lisboa, and the following email address: apren@apren.pt (hereinafter "APREN").


The website is aimed at people, residents and entities domiciled in Portugal and is regulated according to Portuguese law. Users who reside or are domiciled elsewhere and decide to access and /or use this website will do it under their responsibility and must ensure that such access and/or use complies with applicable local laws.


The use of the Site is subject to previous consent given by the user to these terms of use, which reading is recommended in all its uses.By accessing and using this Site, the user acknowledges that he has read and accepted these Terms and Conditions and agrees with them, undertaking to comply with all its terms and conditions. The user shall not use and/or visit the Site if he does not agree with these Terms and Conditions. Similarly, the user acknowledges and accepts that the access and use of this Site is subject to the Terms and Conditions, which are in force each time he accesses the same.




Through the website, APREN gives users access to different content, information and data provided by it or by third parties ("Content"). APREN reserves the right to modify, at any time, the presentation, configuration and location of the website and/or its contents, as well as the corresponding conditions of access and use. APREN does not guarantee that the content provided through the website are always correct, complete or up to date.


The contents presented are of a purely informative nature, intended to disseminate news and varied content, including technical and legislative, for APREN members, users and visitors, who are interested in the activity developed by APREN. Simultaneously, the website may also be intended to provide and/or promote products or services related to APREN´s activity.


The APREN website might give access to other Sites through hyperlinks/links.


With the inclusion of third-party content on its website, APREN does not become publisher of the same so, no warranties or representations as to its legality, reliability, usefulness, truthfulness, accuracy, completeness and timeliness. To the extent permitted by law, APREN shall not be liable for any damages that may result from (i) possible infringement of third party rights, reliability, usefulness, truthfulness, accuracy, completeness, and/or timeliness of the content provided by third parties; (ii) the inadequacy for any purpose and failure to fulfil the expectations generated by the content; (iii) decisions or actions taken by the user relying on such content.


APREN reserves the right to remove or block the access to any of the contents if made aware that such content is illegal or infringes the rights of others, or is required so by a court resolution or an administrative order.




Access to the website will be limited to 18 years and is not responsible for minors' access, who are not duly authorized and/or supervised by parents and/or representatives of minors.


In general, users can access the website for free, with the exception of reserved areas, only accessible under subscription, which shall be expressly identified as such.


The user acknowledges and agrees that the access and use of the website and its content is done freely and consciously under his sole responsibility. APREN will not be, in any case, responsible for the use that users and/or third parties may do of the website or the content therein presented, nor for damages caused by it.


The user undertakes to make an appropriate and lawful use of the website and the content, in accordance with applicable law, with these General Terms of Use, with morals and good customs and public order. The user shall refrain from making an unauthorized, illegal or fraudulent use of the website and  its contents, avoiding access or attempt to access restricted content and pages.


The user shall not use the website or its Content for unlawful purposes or contrary to these General Terms and Conditions of Use, good faith an public order, breach of third party rights and interests, or that in any form might damage, disable or overload the website or otherwise impede normal use of the website. 


The user shall not access or try to access restricted content in the website.


The user should not try to access, use or manipulate data from APREN, third party providers and other users or copy, distribute, or allow public access through any of the public communication forms, transform or modify the contents, unless there is a previous authorization from the right holder or otherwise legally permitted.


The user shall not obtain or try to obtain content by using means or procedures different to those that have been put to this purpose or have been expressly mentioned in the pages where the content is located, or in general, those commonly used for browsing and that don’t pose a risk of damage or disablement of the website or the content.




If any area of ​​the website has restricted and/or limited access, and subject to specific conditions governing their use, access to the said area will be around the subject matter to the prior registration of the user by filling in the appropriate form ("Form Registration"), which will be previously available.


APREN reserves the right to accept or freely refuse the request for registration by the user. Data entered by the user on the Registration Form must be accurate, current and truthful at all times. The user must contact APREN whenever necessary to do an update.


The access and use of the specific area of ​​the website may be subject to a payment of an associated cost, which will be specifically indicated for this purpose, and it will be given a password. The user will be responsible at all times for her/his password, assuming all responsibility for damages that may result from misuse or the loss of it.


In case of a forgotten password or any other circumstance that entails a risk of access and use by unauthorized third parties, the user shall communicate this fact immediately to APREN. The accesses and operations performed before communication will be deemed made by the User, which will be responsible for the costs and damages caused by the unauthorized access or use.




The content provided on this website (including, by way of example, logos, trade names, texts, images, graphics, designs, sounds, databases, software, flow diagrams, presentations, audio and video, trademarks and patents, etc. ), are protected by copyright and other intellectual and industrial property rigths, which belong to APREN and/or third parties.


APREN authorizes users to use, view, print, download and store content and/or elements available in the website for their personal, private and non-profit use. Any other use or exploitation will be subject to prior authorization by writing from APREN or third parties.


It is expressly prohibited the use of such elements, their reproduction, communication and/or distribution for commercial purposes, as well as its modification, alteration or decompilation. Unless expressly authorized, the user can not modify, copy, republish, upload, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute any content or services available on this website.


The content and services offered by third parties are presented as provided by them. APREN does not guarantee its accuracy, validity, timeliness, legality or completeness.


APREN reserves the right to delete any content available on the website.




APREN provides access to websites and third-party content through links and search tools available for this purpose, which can be used to access services and content provided by third parties. Such links and search tools are provided solely for reference purposes.


APREN plays no part in these websites, so it is not responsible for them or for its use.


Although APREN only facilitates links to websites that in its better understanding, comply with applicable law, APREN does not endorse or control the content of such websites and/or any amendments thereto. APREN reserves the right to remove links to any website, at anytime.


Access to websites provided by these links is governed by the terms of use and privacy policy determined by the third party responsible for the website for which they are applicable.


Websites and content accessible via links and provided links belong to third parties and are protected by copyright, patent, trademark and / or other intellectual property rights, which should be respected by the user who can not use any content or services in ways that have not been authorized by the owner of the contents. 


Any questions or requests relating to the content or services must be requested directly to the respective content and services providers.


APREN reserves the right to, without notice, cancel or modify access to websites and third-party links at any time, regardless of the reason, stating that it is not liable for any damage or liability for any interruption or suspension of any content or service made available through this website.




APREN does not guarantee the availability and continuity of the website operation, so it will not be in any case responsible for any damages that may derive from the lack of availability or accessibility to the website or the interruption of operation or computer malfunctions, failures, delays or blockages caused by deficiencies or overloads in telephone lines, data centers, the internet system or other electronic systems. APREN is also not responsible for damage that may be caused by third parties through unauthorized intrusions.


APREN does not guarantee the absence of viruses or other elements on the website, which may cause alterations or damage to systems or documents and files stored in their systems. Consequently, APREN shall not be liable for any damages of any kind that may derive from the presence of viruses or other elements that may cause alterations in the system, documents or files. Also, APREN does not guarantee that unauthorized parties can not access the pages of its website.


Although APREN try to provide accurate and updated information, the user may find inaccuracies. APREN reserves the right to make corrections and changes to the website at any time and without notice.


Visitors and users assume all responsibility and risk for the use of the website. All information contained on this website is provided and made available as presented. APREN assumes no liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, reliability or usefulness of the information and third party information contained or accessed via the website. It is the sole responsibility of the user to verify any information contained on the website before using or trust in it.


To the extent permitted by law, APREN shall not be liable for any damages of any kind, from any cause, including, as a mere example, inhibition of use, loss of profits, loss of data, or any other type of damage, tangible or intangible, in any way connected with the use of the information available on its website. 




The website may include advertising information or be sponsored by third parties. Is is  advertisers and sponsors responsibility to ensure that the information and material submitted for inclusion on the website complies with the relevant laws. To the extent permitted by law, APREN shall not be liable for any error, inaccuracy or irregularity contained in the advertising content of their sponsors and advertisers.




APREN reserves the right to interrupt access to the website or the provision of any of its contents at any time and without notice, for technical reasons, security, power outages or any other cause. Such disruption may be temporary or definitive. APREN does not guarantee nor can it be held responsible for the reliability, availability or continuity of the website or the respective contents.




APREN reserves the right, whenever it deems appropriate, to change, add or remove portions of these Terms of Use at any time. We recommend the periodic access to this page to check for any changes. The continued use of this website following the posting of changes to the Website Terms of Use shall be construed as acceptance of the observed changes.




These General Terms of Use, as well as the relationship between APREN and the user, shall be governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the portuguese law. The parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the District of Lisbon the resolution of any dispute.