Privacy Policy

We at the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce believe that privacy is a fundamental human right. That is why we make our Privacy Policy available to our users, so they can be aware of the rules related to how we collect, record, store up, utilize, share, and delete your personal information, in accordance with Brazilian law and best practices in Data Governance.

As a condition whereby to fulfil the purpose of connecting Brazilians and Arabs to bring about economic, social and cultural development, the USER is fully aware of and agrees with the provisions of this Privacy Policy.


1.1 Data collection for in-company monitoring of viewership and browsing, and never to control, identify or track the user’s preferences. Whenever you browse our site, we will collect your IP and Language, so the menus are shown correctly, as well as information, via forms, such as: name, email, phone number, gender, website.

1.2 We collect information including User IP and Language, via our site, and information including the User’s name, email, phone number, gender, and website, via forms.

1.3 The ABCC strives to ensure the quality of the personal information it utilizes. However, in order for that to be the case, you, the user, must provide accurate, up-to-date and truthful information.

1.4 Our digital interface may record all activities performed by you, our USER, in logs. We use tools which collect USER information including IP address, the browser being used, language settings, and pages viewed via cookies. The information is collected anonymously and for analytical purposes only.

1.5 Items collected via cookies:

  • Information regarding browser type and version
  • The user’s operating system
  • The user’s IP address
  • Date and time of access
  • The hyperlinks that led the user to our pages

1.6 Whenever a USER visits or interacts with our sites, the ARAB BRAZILIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – ABCC may utilize a variety of technologies which automatically or passively collect information regarding the way in which the sites are accessed.

1.7 All the technologies mentioned and utilized in our digital relationship environment will comply with current law and the provisions of this privacy policy.

1.8 While browsing our interface, the USER may be directed, via links, content or services, to other portals or platforms that may collect their information and have their own Privacy Policy. It will be up to the USER to keep track of those third-party policies, and to agree or disagree with them. We are not responsible for the Privacy Policies or content of any third-party websites, content or services associated with our portal, including via links.


2.1 We may utilize your collected data and records of your activities in our current digital interfaces, or in ones we may develop in the future, to improve your experience with us, for the following purposes:

  • For relationship and service improvement purposes;
  • For legal compliance purposes;
  • To improve your usage and experience of our digital environment; 
  • For USER and environment protection purposes;

2.2 You are aware and agree to our collecting your personal information via our digital platform.

2.3 If you cannot or will not agree, some services may not be available, or else they may be available in restricted fashion.

2.4 The USER may manage data usage permissions via the service channel below, whereby they may newly grant permissions or withdraw existing ones, all the while being made aware of the consequences of said withdrawal.

Data Affairs:
Telephone: +55 11 3145-3200

2.5 The information collected and the activities recorded may be shared with:

a) Legal, administrative or government authorities, through legal or court-mandated order;

2.6 Our USERS’ information will be accessed in-company by authorized personnel only, in line with the principles of proportionality, necessity and conformity with the purposes for which said information has been collected, and in observance of our commitment to confidentiality and the protection of privacy, as per the provisions of this Privacy Policy.


3.1 The ARAB BRAZILIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (ABCC) licenses technologies to serve ads on other sites and contents since it is published on the Internet. The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) can use third-party network advertisers to serve ads third-party analytic providers, aiming at assessing and providing information about the usage of our sites and visualization of our content. We don’t share personal data with third parties, but network ad vendors, advertisers, sponsors and/or analytic providers can set and access their own cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies on their devices and somehow collect or access your data.


4.1 The collected data and records of the activities are stored in a secure operating environment for a minimum of 6 (six) months, as per the Brazilian Civil Rights Framework for the Internet, according to the techniques available at the time.

4.2 The data could be deleted before that deadline, if the USER asks, as long as the records don’t fit in the legal exceptions to be kept.

4.3 The USER is aware that the collected data (whether they are personal or not) can be stored in servers in Brazil or be cloud computed, which entails the data transfer or processing outside Brazil, in third-party countries.


5.1 You are the owner of your personal data; thus, you have the right to control what happens to them. Therefore, we make available resources through our service channels for you to know what has been done with your personal data.

5.2 For auditing, security, fraud control and right preservation purposes, we can retain your data record history for longer periods in cases determined by law or regulation standards.

5.3 If the USER wishes to access, correct, update or ask for the deletion of their personal data, they can do so at any time by contacting us through the communication channels mentioned above.

5.4 The USER can object to the processing of their personal data, ask for restricting it or require their portability by contacting us through the communication channels mentioned above.

5.5 The USER can cancel our marketing communications at any time by clicking on “Unsubscribe.”

5.6 Likewise, the USER can withdraw their consent for the data processing at any time. Withdrawing their consent won’t affect the legitimacy of the processing carried out before it, nor it will affect the processing of personal data carried out based on legitimate processes that don’t require consent.


6.1 Our Legal base for collecting and processing personal data is supported by the current legislation Law 13,709/2018 (LGPD) and includes:

  1. by means of the data subject’s consent (art. 7th, item I, of the Law 13,709/2018);
  2. for compliance with a statutory or regulatory obligation by the controller (art. 7th, item II, Law 13,709/2018);
  3. whenever necessary for the performance of agreements or preliminary procedures relating to agreements to which the data subject is a party, at the request of the data subject (art. 7th, item V, Law 13,709/2018);
  4. whenever necessary to serve the legitimate interests of the controller or of third parties, except in the event of prevalence of fundamental rights and liberties of the data subject, which require protection of the personal data (art. 7th, item IX, Law 13,709/2018).


7.1 We can change the content of our privacy poly at any time, according to our needs and purposes, such as complying to legal or regulatory disposition, and it is up to the USER to check it periodically. We will notify you when there is any significant update demanding the collection of a new consent through the means of contact you supplied. Thus, it is important that you keep your registration up to date.

7.2 If you have any doubts concerning the conditions established in this Privacy Policy, please contact us through the service cannels already mentioned.

7.3 If any provision of this Privacy Policy is to be considered illegal or illegitimate, by the authority of your home district, the remaining conditions are to remain valid.

7.4 You acknowledge that any communication through email, SMS, instant message apps or any other digital or virtual means are valid as documental proof, thus being enough proof to publicize any matter concerning this relation, except for the different provisions in this Privacy Policy.

7.5 This Privacy Policy will be governed and interpreted according to the Brazilian law, in Portuguese, and the Court of São Paulo is chosen between the USERS to settle the controversies, except in case of territorial, personal or functional competence, as for specific laws.