Privacy Policy



The Instituto da Próstata (IP) is the entity responsible for this website. The website is the property of IP and its administration is the responsibility of the IP’s IT Department or third-party entities contracted for that purpose in compliance with the rules, terms and conditions of this privacy policy.

The aim of the website is to disseminate information of an institutional nature, clinical information for the public related to the IP’s clinical support activities and research that fits into the framework of its mission and purpose.

The security of the information and the privacy and protection of users’ personal data are of paramount importance to IP and are managed in line with the applicable laws and regulations.


Technical Information

For the purposes of administering the IP’s website, technical information is collected, namely the Internet Protocol address, pages visited and the browser used to view the website. This is to diagnose problems, optimise access, analyse traffic and produce statistical indicators.

The IP website includes links to other pages and platforms where personal information may be collected, so it is advised to check the respective privacy notices.



All content provided on the website is the responsibility of IP. The information is the property of IP and may not be reproduced or modified without prior authorisation except for educational or research purposes or for personal and lawful use, in which cases the ownership and origin thereof must be identified.

This website is governed by the relevant legislation, namely the Copyright and Connected Rights Code and the Industrial Property Code, and the user is authorised to make any use of it within the terms of the law above.

IP is not liable for the content of the pages accessed by clicking the links or hyperlinks on the website. The Copyright and Connected Rights of the websites and content of outside links belong exclusively to the owners thereof, to the authors of the texts or to whoever is stipulated in the respective rules of use.

IP reserves the right to amend, exclude or add information to the content without prior warning.


Personal Data

The personal data supplied by the subject when filling the forms on this website is protected by Law No. 67/98 of 26 October and is strictly necessary to identify the user. All the information is exclusively used for the purposes stated on the respective forms and is under no circumstances provided for other purposes. Personal data may also be received via email that will only be used for the purposes intended.

The personal data requested is processed in line with general legislation and the information collected can be accessed by users, who may, at any time, ask for its deletion. Processing is the responsibility of IP, which guarantees confidentiality.


Complaints and Suggestions

Any questions, complaints or suggestions may be submitted by email to

The legality of processing the personal data collected is based on the legitimate interests of IP in enabling another communication channel to its main interlocutors (patients interested in the information, concepts and advice supplied by IP, researchers, employees, collaborators, former patients, suppliers and general public), in particular to receive and reply to suggestions, complaints or praise.


Data Protection Officer

IP is fully committed to applying the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in 2018 appointed a Data Protection Officer.

For any questions relating to the use of your personal data or to exercise your rights, please use the following contact details:

Instituto da Próstata – Data Protection Officer

Rua Castilho, 71, 1º Esq, 1250-068 Lisbon

Email address:


Technical Information

Instituto da próstata –

  • Property: Instituto da Próstata
  • Web Design: Made2Web Digital Agency
  • Images: Instituto da Próstata
  • Content management: Instituto da Próstata
  • Development and support: Instituto da Próstata IT Dept and Made2Web Digital Agency
  • Contact details:

Instituto da Próstata

Rua Castilho, 71, 1º Esq

1250-068 Lisbon


Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small and harmless text files placed on your computer or mobile device whenever you use your browser, visit a website or use an app.

Whenever used, they provide useful information about the user’s preferences.

The user can configure their browser to refuse or simply warn that a cookie is being placed on their computer.


Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to ensure a series of useful functions for users (functional cookies), to help administer the website and to obtain certain statistics about how it is used (analytical cookies) with a view to improving the user experience.

The information from cookies is not shared by IP with third parties.

The user can configure their browser to prevent the use of cookies, but this may lead to some difficulty in interacting with the website.


Managing cookies on the browser

Most browsers allow you to view, block (totally or partially) and delete cookies.

The option to delete cookies also deletes your preferences when accessing websites.

It should be noted that totally blocking cookies may prevent a website from functioning correctly.