Privacy and data protection policy

Protecting the security and privacy of your personal data is important to Arium. Therefore, our company manages its website in accordance with applicable laws on the protection of privacy and data security, expressing here our commitment to use your data only for the purposes defined, adopting security measures by/or to protect the personal data made available to us against its disclosure, loss, misuse, alteration, processing, or unauthorized access, as well as against any other form of unlawful processing.

In the topics below, we provide information about the types of data we collect through our website, the purposes for which we use it, and the entities with whom we, where applicable, share it.


Responsible for the processing of personal data

Arium – Sistemas de Diagnóstico, Lda., based at Rua D. Luís de Noronha, 4 A, 1050-072 Lisboa, Portugal, is the entity responsible for the processing of personal data, since it defines what data is collected, what means of processing and what the purposes for which they are used.


Data Protection Officer

Arium has a Data Protection Officer on its team, who supervises and advises the   controller of the   data enforcement in respect of legal obligations under the privacy and protection laws of personal data, cooperating with the supervisory authority and functioning as a liaison with the client to clarify possible issues, or about the processing of executed data.

If you wish to clarify any questions or file a complaint, you can do so with Arium’s data protection officer at the following email address:


What personal data is collected, and how it is collected

Your personal data will be collected whenever: the conclusion and performance of a contract (including the purchase or purchase of a  product and/or service); through  our website or pages on social networks,  when you make a request for contact, proposal, budget, visit, assistance or order; you subscribe to the sending of our newsletter, giving us your consent; you participate in events, conferences, workshops  or trainings, organized by Arium, or by the brands represented by us, and with express consent makes your personal data available to us.  In these circumstances, your personal data may be collected and processed  in accordance with the expression of informed and explicit will,  through which  you accept, by means of an unequivocal positive statement or act, that your personal data are processed by Arium (utilizing cookies, incorporating  tracking done by third parties and monitoring your interactions with them or through your website or other digital platforms).

When visitors leave comments on Arium’s website, their data (present in the comments form) as well as the IP address and the browser user’s agent, is stored for security reasons only and to allow spam detection. An anonymous string created from your email address (also called a hash) can be sent to the Gravatar service to verify that you are using it. Gravatar’s privacy policy is available at: After your comment is approved, your profile picture will be visible to the public in the context of your comment. At the same time, when you leave a comment on the Arium website you can choose to save your name, email address and website in cookies so that you do not have to refill your details when you want to leave another comment. These cookies are valid for one year.

However, if you upload images to the site, you should avoid uploading them with embedded geolocation data (EXIF GPS). Visitors can download and extract geolocation data from site images.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie does not include personal data and only indicates the content ID of the article you just edited. Expires after 1 day. Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, text, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves as if you visited those sites.

Arium will not be responsible for the privacy practices of third parties whose websites have a link on our site. It cannot guarantee that the content and information contained therein is in accordance with the new data protection regulation, it advises you to read the respective privacy policies of these sites.


Retention period and transmission of personal data

If you leave a comment, it and its meta-data are saved indefinitely. This happens so that you can automatically recognize and approve any comments you will make instead of putting them in a moderation queue.

In addition, we collect personal data (e.g.:, names, addresses, telephone numbers or email addresses) related to the operation of our website only in the circumstances in which you voluntarily provided us with such data (i.e. through registration, contact requirements, surveys, newsletter subscription, etc.) and in the circumstances in which we are authorized to process or use such data, through your consent or on the basis of a legal provision.

As a rule, we only use the data for the purposes for which we have been disclosed, such as to respond to questions, process orders or ensure access to certain information and/or offers. Arium will never transmit your personal data to third parties, except in the case where the state, judicial or police authorities so demand and always in accordance with the law in force.

Arium’s suppliers, service providers or subcontractors are subject to the same terms and conditions for the processing of personal data as Arium’s, and are prohibited from using, transferring, disclosing, or recording the personal data of the data holder for any purpose other than that for which they were specifically contracted (or without their consent, as applicable).


Cookies’ policy

Arium uses cookies on this Site. A cookie is a small text file that identifies the computer on our server. The cookies themselves do not identify the user, only the computer used. Cookies are not used to collect personal information.

You have the possibility at any time to configure your browser to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued or not to receive any cookies. How you do this depends on the browser you use. You can check your browser’s “Help” function. If you accept cookies, they can remain on your computer for many years unless you delete them.

On the other hand, please note that disabling a cookie or cookie category does not delete this cookie from your browser, so you must do so directly in your browser.

To learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies were created and how to manage and delete them, visit which includes information on how to manage your settings for the various browser providers. You can also consult


What rights do you have over your data

Arium guarantees the applicability and compliance with all the rights of the holder of the personal data provided for in the General Data Protection Regulation and national legislation in force. If you have left comments on the Arium website you can ask to receive an export file with personal data stored about you, including any personal data you have indicated. You may also: request the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you, correct or complete them; exercise the right to obtain the deletion of your personal data, excluding any personal data that is mandatory to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes; to change your consent, limit you to certain types of processing or withdraw it and to owe it and to owe the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of direct marketing.

You may exercise your rights free of charge, unless it is a manifestly unfounded or excessive request, in which case a reasonable fee may be charged in view of the costs. You can contact us by letter to our address at Rua D. Luís de Noronha, 4 A, 1050-072 Lisbon, Portugal. Or, if you prefer, through and email to:


Use of the Arium website

The information contained on the website should be seen as purely informative. Despite Arium’s efforts to keep the content up to date and reliable, it may contain inaccuracies, typography errors or be temporarily outdated, and may be changed at any time without Arium having an obligation to notify you prior.

As for the use of the materials and content present on our website (text, images, pictures or graphics, etc.), they may only be used for personal use and never for commercial purposes, nor shall they be reproduced, modified, transmitted, in whole or in part, for any purpose without the prior written permission of Arium.

Arium specifically disclaims any liability for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way associated with your access to or use of this website, affecting your computer or electronic equipment, as well as your reliability in the information obtained through our website.


Privacy Policy Update

Arium reserves the right to update its Privacy Policy at any time, in accordance with the legal requirements and/or needs of its commercial activity.


Last update: 14-12-2022