I - Consent to Collection and Use of Personal Information

EDP ​​- Energias de Portugal, SA, EDP Valor - Gestão Integrada de Serviços, SA and the EDP Group company, in particular, to promote their respective recruitment process (see identification of EDP companies in the Annual Report and Accounts available in ) - jointly designated by EDP - are committed to respect for the privacy of data owners and to the protection and security of their personal data. The purpose of this document is to inform users about the way EDP SA processes personal data provided through the EDP recruitment website, during the recruitment and selection process.  Before using the website, the user must read this Privacy Policy carefully and decide if he/she wishes to provide his/her personal data to EDP SA.
The user warrants that he/she is of legal age and that the information he/she provides is true, accurate, complete and up-to-date; the user is solely responsible for any inconsistencies in this regard. If such data belongs to a third party, the user warrants that he/she has informed said third party about the provisions set forth in this document and that he/she has obtained permission to provide such data to EDP SA for the aforementioned purposes.


 1. Scope of application and entity responsible for the processing of personal data

This Privacy Policy applies to all personal data collected through the forms available on the online platform "About Me".

The entity responsible for processing this data is:

·    EDP - Energias de Portugal SA, with the single Commercial Registry and legal person number 500697256, headquartered at Avenida 24 de Julho no. 12, 1249-300 Lisbon, with share capital of €3.656.537.715;

·    EDP ​​Valor - Gestão Integrada de Serviços, SA with the single registration number at the Commercial Registry Office and corporate entity 505 938 022, headquartered at Avenida José Malhoa, nº 25, 1070-157 Lisboa, with share capital of € 4,550 .000;

·    and the EDP Group company, in particular, to promote its recruitment process (see identification of EDP companies in the Annual Report and Accounts available in ).


2. Data processing purposes and legal basis

Personal data collected through the forms available on the online " About Me", website, have the purpose of processing the recruitment and selection process for the admission of senior staff, technical staff or trainees at EDP in all geographies where it is present. 
Interested parties can apply for a position at EDP in all geographies where EDP is present, through an application platform online , called " About me", available 24 hours a day, except for limited periods of technical intervention. The users (candidates) create their own profile and can apply for a vacancy in EDP. 
Personal data is integrated into the central "About me" file which is stored in   data centers   within the territory of the European Union. 
The processing of data is necessary to complete the entire process and stages of recruitment as long as the holder intends to apply for such recruitment. 


3. Communication of data to Third Parties and Subcontractors

The personal data may be communicated to a suitable service provider with headquarters and effective establishment in the European Union contracted by EDP, which will treat the data exclusively for the purposes established by EDP, in accordance with its instructions, as well as strict compliance of the legal norms on protection of personal data, information security and other applicable norms.


 4. International Data Transfers

Data processing for the aforementioned purposes may require that it be shared with EDP Group companies operating in countries outside the European Economic Area (more information about the regions where EDP operates at

The transfer of personal data is based on information systems equipped with appropriate information security measures, such as content and communication encryption and the use of secure servers. Pursuant to GRPD provisions, the processing of personal data will only be carried out with the explicit consent of the owner, which will be requested in the respective form where the transfer can occur.

Employees and others using the "About me" platform to process personal data should only have access to the purposes for which the data is intended and to perform their function. 
The personal data of the candidates will be used exclusively by the companies of the EDP Group and service providers that collaborate with the EDP Group in the Purpose of Treatment of Recruitment and Selection and will not be divulged or ceded to third parties.


5. Retention period

EDP will retain candidates’ Personal Data Collected data for a period of 5 (five) years.


6. User rights

Pursuant to personal data laws, the user has the right to access, rectify and delete any personal data concerning him/her. Moreover, the user may also exercise his/her data portability rights or the right to limit or oppose the processing of his/her personal data.

In order to exercise the aforementioned rights, the user may contact the entity responsible for the processing of personal data by sending a written request to the addresses listed in paragraph 1 of this Privacy Policy.

The user also has the right to submit a complaint to the National Data Protection Commission if he/she believes that his/her personal data rights have been violated.

For any question related to the content of this document, in particular for the exercise of the above rights and treatment of your data, the holder may contact EDP Data Protection Officer (DPO) through the following contacts:

·    Postal Post: EDP - Energias de Portugal, SA, Human Resources - "About Me", Avenida 24 de Julho, nº 12, 1249-300 Lisboa - Portugal.

·    Email address:

The user can delete their account / profile at any time. To do so, you must access "Settings" in the "Options" menu and choose option   "Delete Profile".


II - Authorization to transfer Personal Data

Taking into consideration the content of the above information, we request your consent to transfer your personal data collected to the recruitment process, and in accordance with the rules indicated above, to the other companies, located in the different geographies, that make part of the EDP Group.


III - Cookies Policy " About Me" 1.0

Cookies are small pieces of information that are sent to your device or mobile device when you visit a website (" site "). 
Cookies are sent back to the originating site on each subsequent visit or to another site that recognizes this cookie. 
Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognize a user's device, allowing them to navigate efficiently between pages, remembering their preferences, and generally improving the user experience. 
Some of the cookies issued by the About Me platform last only the web session and expire when you close the browser. 
Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to a site and have a longer duration. 
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. You can change your browser settings to avoid or notify each time a cookie is set. 
You can get more information about cookies, including how to see which cookies were set on your device, and how to manage and delete them using different types of browsers, at: . 
The ability to enable, disable, or delete cookies can also be completed at the web browser level. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located under the "Help", "Tools" or "Edit" options). 
Disabling a cookie or cookie category does not delete the browser cookie, so you'll need to do it manually in the browser. 
By blocking or deleting cookies used by EDP, you may not be able to take full advantage of the site's features.


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By accepting, you will be aware of the above information about the processing of personal data and authorize them to be collected by EDP and processed for the purpose indicated, as well as their transfer according to point II.

Versão 2.0 (revista em 21/05/2018)